[whatwg] Video Tag Proposal

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Tue Mar 30 17:42:21 PDT 2010

On 3/30/10 11:43 AM, Perry Smith wrote:
> Isn't the concept of a submarine patent also possible against a
> "patented" algorithm?

Yes, but since Apple already ships other H.264 decoders it already has 
exposure to whatever patents could come up against it.  So from their 
point of view, the marginal patent exposure of shipping H.264 in <video> 
is 0.  Similar for Microsoft.  I can't speak to the situation Google is in.


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