Re: [rtcweb] Proposal for Theora baseline codec

Jean-Marc Valin <jmvalin@mozilla.com> Thu, 29 March 2012 15:50 UTC

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Subject: Re: [rtcweb] Proposal for Theora baseline codec
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On 29/03/12 11:03 AM, Stephan Wenger wrote:
>  That's the whole idea behind
> sabre-rattling.  It's better than sabre-swinging.  More diligently put,
> warning of potential infringement is better than to punish an infringer.
> Cheaper, and serves the purpose.

Actually, I thought it was the other way around. Those who actually have
valid claims swing without warning to maximize damages. Those who cannot
swing, rattle and scare others in the direction of codecs for which they
hold patents.

	Jean-Marc