Re: [rtcweb] confirming sense of the room: mti codec

John Leslie <john@jlc.net> Tue, 09 December 2014 16:57 UTC

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Subject: Re: [rtcweb] confirming sense of the room: mti codec
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Victor Pascual Avila <victor.pascual.avila@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Current text: "To promote the use of non-royalty bearing video codecs,
> 
>       participants in the RTCWEB working group, and any successor
>       working groups in the IETF, intend to monitor the evolving
>       licensing landscape as it pertains to the two mandatory-to-
>       implement codecs.  If compelling evidence arises that one of the
>       codecs is available for use on a royalty-free basis, the working
>       group plans to revisit the question of which codecs are required
>       for Non-Browsers, with the intention being that the royalty-free
>       codec will remain mandatory to implement, and the other will
>       become optional.
> 
>       These provisions apply to WebRTC Non-Browsers only.  There is no
>       plan to revisit the codecs required for WebRTC Browsers."

   This indeed is quite close to what I remember hearing.

   But the WGC calling consensus is the person who should post it.

   Indeed, I am unable to correctly respond to the consensus-call
without seeing the entire text in question. (It's obvious that many
people posting don't share a single belief of what text they're
agreeing or not agreeing to.)

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John Leslie <john@jlc.net>