[whatwg] Removal of Ogg is *preposterous*
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Tue Dec 11 10:45:01 PST 2007
On 11 Dec 2007, at 18:15, Manuel Amador (Rudd-O) wrote:
> El Mar 11 Dic 2007, Dave Singer escribió:
>> I'm sure that many people would be happy to see a mandate if someone
>> were willing to offer an indemnity against risk here. You seem quite
>> convinced there is no risk; are you willing to offer the indemnity?
> No. Unlike Apple, I don't have a huge patent portfolio. My patent
> reaches the awesome number of *zero*. Would you be willing to offer
> indemnity to unlicensed users of your Apple AAC audio format?
> Because I fail
> to see why leaving users without a free choice for audio *helps*
> things. I
> dunno, maybe I'm just dumb as a rock.
That's not what Dave is meaning: If Apple gets sued for patent
infringement, will you pay however many billion USD they have to? If
you truly believe there are no patents covering Ogg/etc. then you can
safely agree knowing that you'll never have to give away any of your
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