Re: [rtcweb] H.261

tim panton <tim@phonefromhere.com> Wed, 27 November 2013 16:05 UTC

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From: tim panton <tim@phonefromhere.com>
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On 27 Nov 2013, at 05:53, Adam Roach <adam@nostrum.com>; wrote:

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> On Nov 26, 2013, at 23:26, cowwoc <cowwoc@bbs.darktech.org>; wrote:
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>> I guess I am asking about Cisco's mechanism, since it is the one that we will be bound by. I guess this would be much simpler if Cisco hit the licensing upper limit, because then we wouldn't need to keep on counting.
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> If you use Cisco's binary, you don't have to count. Cisco takes care if that for you. As far as I understand, they are paying the cap, but that fact doesn't make any difference to you one way or another. The important thing is that Cisco is distributing the codec, and Cisco is bearing the costs for making sure that anything it distributes is properly licensed. 

Unless or until one of your users uses your app for a purpose that isn’t covered by Cisco’s license grant,
at which point you’d better be able to count users by usage type _really_ fast.

T.


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