Video code for Insight?
notting at redhat.com
Wed Feb 10 19:13:11 UTC 2010
Paul W. Frields (stickster at gmail.com) said:
> > > Note that this approach does place Ogg Theora as first choice, but
> > > provides graceful fallbacks for other platforms as needed. If Fedora
> > > Insight is to serve as a marketing tool for Fedora, we need to be able
> > > to reach people who aren't already able to see Ogg Theora as well.
> > How do we handle that? Do we need to get a license from the patent
> > holders to use patented codecs via fedoraproject.org?
> Codecs are the problem of the user, not the provider. I'm not saying
> that's a solution or even a "good" problem, just that there's no
> license needed on our part AFAICT.
Well, if we provide video in a certain format, there's the question
of what codecs we used to legally create the video. Mmm, rathole.
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