[whatwg] Ogg content on the Web

Geoffrey Sneddon foolistbar at googlemail.com
Wed Dec 12 09:43:49 PST 2007

On 12 Dec 2007, at 14:23, David Gerard wrote:

> FWIW, Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons only allow unencumbered formats
> on the site. Video MUST be Ogg Theora. Compressed audio better be Ogg.

Why must video just one of many unencumbered formats?

> So far we have had zero patent trolls come calling. I wonder why  
> that is.

Do you have enough money to pay a fine a similar size to what MS got  
last year? If you don't have enough money, they won't sue you. It  
isn't worth their time.

Geoffrey Sneddon

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