[whatwg] Patent on VP3 / Apple
singer at apple.com
Fri Dec 14 17:15:56 PST 2007
At 0:32 +0000 15/12/07, Ivo Emanuel Gonçalves wrote:
>On Dec 14, 2007 2:22 AM, Dave Singer <singer at apple.com> wrote:
>> We are not trying to be obstructive but rather the
>> reverse. We want a solution which is effective and we are willing to
>> work to that end, but some things are probably better done at arm's
>> length or by a neutral party.
>Mr. Singer, are you perhaps in a position to state if Apple may
>embrace Theora as the baseline codec for <video> if Theora does come
>out clean after a patent search by an independent entity?
No, I am alas not in a position to make promises
on behalf of Apple. I can only say what I am
doing, which is working on this issue quite hard.
I do believe that at least some of the underlying
causes (of the current inability to reach
consensus) can be ameliorated with some hard work
and research, that's all.
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