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[whatwg] Video codec requirements changed

From: Manuel Amador <rudd-o@rudd-o.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2008 16:12:11 -0500
Message-ID: <200801071612.12244.rudd-o@rudd-o.com>
If you need to pay ?1 for copies distributed, then it isn't royalty free and 
it can't be on the standard as a requirement.  Flat fee is not royalty free.


Am I too daft for my words to be understood?

El Lunes 07 Ene 2008, escribi?:
> On Jan 7, 2008 7:36 PM, Manuel Amador (Rudd-O) <rudd-o at rudd-o.com> wrote:
> > Out of the question, it must be royalty-free.  That's one of the
> > requirements, so unless you can convince the holder to go RF, no chance.
> Did you even read what I wrote?
> >>RAD doesn't charge royalties - period. You pay one flat-fee to use Bink
> >>or Smacker in your product.
> If you mean being able to use it without paying _any kind_ of fee,
> that's another thing.
> Royalty: a sum of money paid to a patentee for the use of a patent or
> to an author or composer for _each_ copy of a book sold or for _each_
> public performance of a work.
> And about your last sentence.. As I said:
> >>It might be worth trying to contact RAD and see if this could be a
> walkable road.
> -- Federico BP


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