[whatwg] several messages regarding Ogg in HTML5
jeffm at iglou.com
Tue Dec 11 17:05:31 PST 2007
Dave Singer wrote:
> At 17:30 -0500 11/12/07, Jeff McAdams wrote:
>> Apple and Nokia's stated reasons for objecting to Theora are crap...
> I can't speak for Nokia. But you are mis-characterizing Apple. We have
> expressed concern, and suggested that perhaps someone who can be seen to
> be independent, and is competent in IPR issues and permitted to read
> patents and discuss licenses, look into the issue.
Fine, then as a show of good faith, revert the text while this goes on.
Yes, I am suspicious of Apple's motives, *EXTREMELY* suspicious. As I
mentioned in another email, I've never been disappointed when I assumed
the worst of a big company in a standards setting context.
Listen to what the people are saying.
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a
little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
-- Benjamin Franklin
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