[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: libdca

Måns Rullgård mru
Tue Apr 12 12:17:23 CEST 2005

Luca Barbato <lu_zero at gentoo.org> writes:

> Diego Biurrun wrote:
>> So what's the solution going to be?
> Start hosting it in every eu country and see how they will have fun
> sending C&D all over spending money just to discover the target moves
> faster than their letters?
> Their patent looks illegal and I'm not sure how much they are confident
> if it comes verify it.

Interesting experiment.  Do we have any brave volunteers with disk
space and bandwidth?

>> IMO you can worry about lawyers the moment their letters arrive, no need
>> to do it beforehand.  The alternative is giving in without putting up a
>> fight.  Do you really want to give up complete DVD playback?
> What about setting up a different tecnology and propose it to some major
> manufacturer and see dts failure?

That's not going to happen.  DTS has a very strong position in cinema
audio, and the cinema owners won't be throwing out their hardware
anytime soon.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mru at inprovide.com

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