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[3]: Here we go again
by lucas_maximus on Tue 26th Mar 2013 13:21 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Here we go again"
lucas_maximus
Member since:
2009-08-18

Unfortunately Trolling on here also includes having a different opinion.

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RE[4]: Here we go again
by Thom_Holwerda on Tue 26th Mar 2013 13:23 in reply to "RE[3]: Here we go again"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

Unfortunately Trolling on here also includes having a different opinion.


Having a different opinion is fine. People have different opinions here all the time.

What's blatantly obvious to anyone reading this particular thread is that the first few comments posted offered absolutely ZERO insight, ZERO arguments as to why the article was supposedly wrong or flawed, something that can easily be classified as trolling - and people picked up on that, and voted accordingly.

You at least properly partake in the debate, with arguments. The downvoted commenters did not.

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RE[5]: Here we go again
by 1c3d0g on Tue 26th Mar 2013 16:12 in reply to "RE[4]: Here we go again"
1c3d0g Member since:
2005-07-06

Damn right, Thom! That's how it is. You either make your point with clear, concise and supported statements, or you keep your filthy tongue behind your teeth.

lucas_maximus: perhaps this website is just not for you. But wait, I have some good news! I've found another one that may serve you better: http://turnofftheinternet.com/

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RE[5]: Here we go again
by lucas_maximus on Tue 26th Mar 2013 23:50 in reply to "RE[4]: Here we go again"
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

Well last time you basically said I was almost as bad as some troll off of some Apple evangelical blog. Make your mind up.

Also those comments were giving feedback to you, which you obviously didn't want to take on board.

Edited 2013-03-26 23:52 UTC

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RE[4]: Here we go again
by HappyGod on Thu 28th Mar 2013 05:34 in reply to "RE[3]: Here we go again"
HappyGod Member since:
2005-10-19

Unfortunately Trolling on here also includes having a different opinion.


What are you doing on this site? You apparently don't like the topics, the articles, the way they're written, Thom, or the responses to your comments.

Sounds like you need to find another blog.

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