Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 25th Mar 2013 21:09 UTC
Legal Late last week, Nokia dropped what many consider to be a bomb on the WebM project: a list of patents that VP8 supposedly infringes in the form of an IETF IPR declaration. The list has made the rounds around the web, often reported as proof that VP8 infringes upon Nokia's patents. All this stuff rang a bell. Haven't we been here before? Yup, we have, with another open source codec called Opus. Qualcomm and Huawei made the same claims as Nokia did, but they turned out to be complete bogus. As it turns out, this is standard practice in the dirty business of the patent licensing industry.
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RE[4]: Big picture...
by Thom_Holwerda on Tue 26th Mar 2013 13:31 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Big picture..."
Thom_Holwerda
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over twice as much data! So obviously it is not as good.


May 2011 - a benchmark two years old.

I'm not saying anything about whether either of you is right or wrong, but we'll need more recent benchmarks than that, especially considering how fast VP8/9 develop.

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