[FFmpeg-devel] Legality of writing decoder for patented codec in the US?

Marcus Johnson bumblebritches57 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 25 21:02:01 CEST 2013

I mean, I'm not trying to make money off it, I was going to give it to
FFmpeg when It was done anyway, I just don't want to get in trouble for
creating the code.

On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 2:39 PM, Claudio Freire <klaussfreire at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 3:10 PM, compn <tempn at twmi.rr.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 25 Jul 2013 08:47:30 -0400, Marcus Johnson wrote:
> >>I'm wondering how illegal it would be to write a decoder for a heavily
> >>patented audio codec in America, and in which ways I could mitigate my
> risk
> >
> > ways to mitigate risk:
> > release the code anonymously
> Ehm... I don't think that's good advise.
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