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[whatwg] The truth about Nokias claims

From: Jeff McAdams <jeffm@iglou.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2007 14:17:07 -0500
Message-ID: <4762D6B3.2070405@iglou.com>
Stijn Peeters wrote:
> Quoting Ian, "[as a codec that everyone will implement] Theora is not an
> option, since we have clear statements from multiple vendors that they will
> not implement Theora.". So, in your wording, multiple vendors will choose
> not to develop one. Writing a spec while knowing beforehand that multiple
> vendors will not implement it conformingly still sounds like a bad idea to
> me :)

But is it a less bad idea that all of the other options (including not
writing a spec at all?).  I think that is indeed the case, here.
Jeff McAdams
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a
little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
                                       -- Benjamin Franklin

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