Huh? What are you talking about?
Posted Jul 8, 2009 3:15 UTC (Wed) by khim
In reply to: There are similarities, there are differences...
Parent article: Ogg codecs dropped from HTML5
It is not about whether they can make good money on all this. Oh,
no! It is about whether they can rip you off for _more_ than they would
normally be able to. That's why they want patents - no other
Nice new collection of straw mans you have here. Again: we are talking not
about guys who develop DRM and sell movies, but about guys who develop
codecs for these movies. Some (but not all!) of them have one and only
one incentive: future royalties from associated patents. Kinda like Rambus.
People may hate them, people may love them but it does not change the fact
that such firms do exist.
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