[Linux-aus] Fwd: Ogg Vorbis and Theora removed from HTML5

Kim Hawtin kim.hawtin at adelaide.edu.au
Mon Dec 17 02:32:59 UTC 2007

Mike Lampard wrote:
> So we -the FOSS community- lose interoperability to an extent, unless there is 
> some sane patent reform that nullifies submarine patents after a reasonable 
> time, or additionally/alternatively a patent-holder gives royalty free 
> licencing to the opensource community.  That is not without some risk in 
> itself.

so the open source community embrace and extend. the free software
community hangs back and try to avoid the nasty stuff, or create new stuff.
alas much of the FOSS community is in the conflict of interest department
with their employers interests too ...

if the FOSS community had a single direction it would be easier.



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