Re: video codecs in HTML 5
Le vendredi 23 mars 2007 à 16:16 +0100, Maik Merten a écrit :
> Yeah, he might be referring to the Qualcomm case. Qualcomm sued Broadcom
> for patent infringement and lost.
> It seems the court also recommended invalidating that patent.
> Now, that's one special patent that was questioned here. H.264 is
> covered by many, many patents. Here's a list of patents that can be
> licensed by paying money to the MPEG-LA:
> All those patents (hundreds by the looks) are still in place. They're
> not affected by the Qualcomm case at all.
Thanks for these precisions.
I am still convinced that we should ignore patents entirely, but this
isn't a consensus in the project, so the issues with h.264 remain the
same as those of DivX et al.
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