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[whatwg] video tag javascript library for contemporary browsers

From: Nils Dagsson Moskopp <nils-dagsson-moskopp@dieweltistgarnichtso.net>
Date: Sun, 19 Oct 2008 00:46:30 +0200
Message-ID: <1224369990.9234.14.camel@dell.linuxdev.us.dell.com>
Am Mittwoch, den 15.10.2008, 13:28 -0400 schrieb J. King:
> On Wed, 15 Oct 2008 13:13:17 -0400, Nils Dagsson Moskopp  
> <nils-dagsson-moskopp at dieweltistgarnichtso.net> wrote:
> 
> > Am Mittwoch, den 15.10.2008, 09:52 -0400 schrieb Michael A. Puls II:
> >> Awesome! The vlc plugin has awesome performance! Way better than
> >> native video implementations currently.
> >
> > Maybe the Mozilla and Opera people can tell us why ? After all, the
> > optimizations in VLC apparently are all open source ...
> 
> Certainly in Opera's case VLC being open-source doesn't help: the code is  
> released under a restrictive license (GPL), so unless I misunderstand the  
> finer ponts of the license Opera would be unable to use it.
> 
Well, they can still learn from it, which is the point I was trying to
raise ... Mozilla probably can't use GPL-only code, too (damn you,
tri-license).
Received on Saturday, 18 October 2008 15:46:30 UTC

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