[whatwg] Xiph.Org Statement Regarding the HTML5 Draft and the Ogg Codec Set

Joseph Daniel Zukiger joseph_daniel_zukiger at yahoo.com
Fri Dec 14 06:46:05 PST 2007

> One minor point of clarification; "Despite the MPEG
> proponents' claims
> that MPEG-licensed codecs protect against
> liability..."
> I don't think anyone has said this.  What we have
> said is that we 
> have already assessed the risk/benefit/cost of these
> codecs and 
> decided the benefit is worth the cost and the risk,
> as we currently 
> perceive it.  The equation is dependent on the
> technology.

You wrote the equations, I believe it would be more
forthright to say that the equations are dependent on
your interpretation of the impact of the ownership of
the tech on the marketplace.


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