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Re: MP3 decoder packaged with XMMS

"Michael K. Edwards" <m.k.edwards@gmail.com> wrote: [...]
> If I were defending, say, an Ogg/Vorbis implementation [...] I
> would argue that a wavelet transform is sufficiently different [...]

Wavelet transforms are not the only thing the format supports, but it
may be usable to defend a particular encoder.

> If I were defending an MP3 decoder, I would
> say instead that the decoder doesn't realize the invention because it
> doesn't know or care whether the encoder used the quantization scheme
> that the disclosure teaches.

That seems like it might be tenable in general, though.

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