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Incorrect. Practicing requires a license.
> Certainly, if I were to write my own H.264 decoder, I am not infringing.
Incorrect. If you used it, you would be infringing.
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Posted Feb 8, 2010 21:10 UTC (Mon) by Trelane (guest, #56877)
If you used it, you would be infringing.
If you used an encoder/decoder that you wrote, you'd be infringing twice (see the USPTO link above; the act of making a patented idea is prohibited, as is using an implementation without a license).
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