VP8 and MPEG LA (WebM blog)
Posted Mar 9, 2013 0:36 UTC (Sat) by xnox (subscriber, #63320)
Posted Mar 16, 2013 7:53 UTC (Sat) by drag (subscriber, #31333)
Saying that you can take VP8 code and combine it with x264 to make a patent-free H.264 implementation (or whatever your approach is) is like saying: I paid my taxes this year so I can speed on the highway without fear of getting a ticket.
GPL and Patents
Posted Mar 9, 2013 2:00 UTC (Sat) by ARealLWN (guest, #88901)
Posted Mar 9, 2013 3:00 UTC (Sat) by dlang (subscriber, #313)
This includes all the software that Redhat owns the patents on (or purchased a license that covers all GPL uses as well)
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