On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 16:27:01 (CEST), Jonas Smedegaard wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 04:00:35PM +0200, Adrian Knoth wrote:
>>Just a pointer for those who might be concerned:
>> http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/MPEG-LA-extends-fee-free-use-of-H-264-1067246.html
> Interesting.
>> I don't know if, e.g. DC10 h264 video files on a server qualify as
>> "streaming".
> Even if it does, it is still only free-from-fee, not free-as-in-speech.

So are the IETF RFCs, but we still use their implementations. I think
you're missing the point here.

Nobody is arguing here about using non-free software, but the ability to
watch the debconf videos on mobile phones or iPads, etc., seems very
neat to me.

PS: we have a dfsg-free implementation of an h264 encoder currently in NEW.

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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