Re: [rtcweb] Video codecs: Clear positions....

Adam Roach <adam@nostrum.com> Tue, 09 December 2014 20:53 UTC

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On 12/9/14 12:44, David Singer wrote:
> I mean, the draft ‘must do both’ would require people who have a 
> principled objection to paying fees, having to pay for H.264. I am 
> curious, are people willing to let their principles (and money) go, in 
> order to comply with the ‘must’?

I'd like to point out that Ron (@debian.com -- I actually don't know his 
last name) has consistently and admirably made the most principled 
objections in the MTI codec conversation, over the course of several 
years. And Ron has posted many times in support of this plan.

To be clear, I'm arguing from what I think is a principled place as 
well, and I'm the one who brought this plan to the WG (even though it's 
not what I would have preferred) -- but Ron seems to really be the 
torchbearer for a clearly principled stand here.

/a