[whatwg] Video codec requirements changed

Ralph Giles giles at xiph.org
Mon Jan 7 13:58:55 PST 2008

On Mon, Jan 07, 2008 at 01:50:09PM -0800, Dave Singer wrote:

> I get the impression that this is not an openly-specified codec, 
> which I rather think is a problem.  That is, there is neither a 
> publicly available spec. nor publicly-available source, which means 
> that it is controlled by one company.

That matches my understanding.

Bink is widely distributed in commercial (game) software, under licence 
from another commercial entity, if that helps with the submarine patent 


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