Re: [rtcweb] Congratuiations on the Cisco announcement - but we still prefer VP8

Monty Montgomery <xiphmont@gmail.com> Thu, 07 November 2013 20:36 UTC

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Subject: Re: [rtcweb] Congratuiations on the Cisco announcement - but we still prefer VP8
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> In short, most MPEG members are not evil, and want the same thing as the
> open source and broader communities, including royalty-free licensing.

I agree, but the structure of the MPEG is such that it only takes one
(or a handful).  We've heard promises of RF baselines stretching back
almost 20 years.

I agree this would be a wholly positive development, but frankly...
call us when it's done.

Monty