[whatwg] Codecs (was Re: Apple Proposal for Timed Media Elements)
sayrer at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 21:59:18 PDT 2007
On 3/23/07, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> I hate to be the one to break this to you, but CSS is covered by patents,
I hate to be the one to break this to you, but you don't anything
about patents. Many engineers have trouble accepting this.
> It's not available under royalty free licensing. But it is not under the
> control of a single vendor. That is the important difference, not whether
> the technology is patented or not.
Proprietary technologies can come from a group of vendors as well.
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