Re: MPEG in general Was: Is anyone packaging `lame' ?
On Saturday 08 Jan 2005 12:56, Bartosz Fenski aka fEnIo wrote:
> > > It's all encumbered with patents. Encoders *and* decoders.
> > Encoders only, not decoders. Decoders for anything probably cannot be
> > patented.
> Really? AFAIR every producent of mobile mp3 player had to pay patent
> grants, to be able to distribute his device.
And every set top box manufacturer pays for their MPEG-2 (or MPEG-4) licenses.
Obviously their legal departments should have just asked Andrew Suffield and
saved themselves the bother.