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[9]: Big picture...
by saynte on Wed 27th Mar 2013 09:58 UTC in reply to "RE[8]: Big picture..."
saynte
Member since:
2007-12-10


Sigh! Most video on the web doesn't use high quality presets

Do you have proof of this?

I'm well aware there are different presets, to help mitigate this, just look at the highest quality presets. It eliminate a variable from the experiment (ie, just use the max).


Who is paying you?


Is this your favourite ad hominem attack? To suggest that anyone with an opinion counter to yours is a shill?

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RE[10]: Big picture...
by lemur2 on Thu 28th Mar 2013 05:32 in reply to "RE[9]: Big picture..."
lemur2 Member since:
2007-02-17

"
Sigh! Most video on the web doesn't use high quality presets

Do you have proof of this?

I'm well aware there are different presets, to help mitigate this, just look at the highest quality presets. It eliminate a variable from the experiment (ie, just use the max).


Who is paying you?


Is this your favourite ad hominem attack? To suggest that anyone with an opinion counter to yours is a shill?
"

LOL. You were the one attacking, insisting I was wrong and should shut up.

Now you are hunting around for somewhere else to attack after the evidence contrary to your bias is staring you in the face.

I can't think of a reason why you would spread misinformation to support the commercial, big-business, interests if you aren't being paid to shill for them. Do you just like lying for the 1% or something?

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RE[11]: Big picture...
by saynte on Thu 28th Mar 2013 07:16 in reply to "RE[10]: Big picture..."
saynte Member since:
2007-12-10

Saying someone is wrong is not an attack; and I didn't tell you to shut up, I said that you should stop discussing until you can base it on data, because it's not a useful discussion without data.

I accepted the contrary evidence supplied by Radio, contrary data can exist at the same time, because if you read the details of the IETF data, it's for WebRTC, and uses the baseline profile. This is a legitimate use-case, I said that already. Where do you find bias?

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