[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Dynamic plugins loading

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras
Sat Nov 6 13:37:53 CET 2010

On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 1:14 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:
> Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras <at> gmail.com> writes:
>> On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 12:02 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
>> > Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras <at> gmail.com> writes:
>> >> Well, libvpx is not patent encumbered
>> >
>> > This is just plain wrong.
>> So, Google/On2 is wrong, so Mozilla, Fedora, and everybody else should
>> trust Jason instead.
> I don't think Jason is a patent expert, I am talking about Google:
> http://review.webmproject.org/gitweb?p=libvpx.git;a=blob;f=PATENTS;hb=HEAD

I guess you meat to point out "where such license applies only to
those patent claims, both currently owned by Google and acquired in
the future, licensable by Google that are necessarily infringed by
this implementation of VP8". Well obviously; Google can't grant you
license to use patents of other people. Whether such other patents
really apply or not is an entirely different question, nor Google, nor
anyone can say with 100% certainty that no other patents are being

Felipe Contreras

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