[whatwg] Video Tag Proposal

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Sun Mar 28 13:14:34 PDT 2010

On 28 March 2010 21:11, Kelly Clowers <kelly.clowers at gmail.com> wrote:

> For Theora. They haven't really said much about Vorbis AFAIK. And I think an
> audio codec is less likely to have patent issues than a video codec (especially
> since Vorbis has a lot of high profile use that should have drawn out any patent
> trolls) , and that is what Apple supposedly is worried about.

The catch with Vorbis is that if you support it, whoever owns the MP3
patents charges you a lot more.

(That's why I have an MP3 player that does Ogg Vorbis but does not
mention the fact in the packaging, documentation or advertising in any
manner whatsoever.)

- d.

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