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[7]: Big picture...
by zima on Mon 1st Apr 2013 22:42 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Big picture..."
zima
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Since videos over the web are commonly decoded & rendered thousands, if not millions, of times more often than they are encoded, if there is one area where a compromise has to be made, the encoding time is the best area to choose.

I don't know, a strong majority of YT videos is mostly ignored... only very few reach "thousands, if not millions" views.

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