[Ffmpeg-devel] When is planned to add ogg Theora output in ffmpeg?

matthieu castet castet.matthieu
Sat Apr 15 10:30:52 CEST 2006


jkoleszar at on2.com wrote:
>>On Fri, Apr 07, 2006 at 04:13:29PM -0400, John Koleszar wrote:
>>>Rich Felker wrote:
>>>>It's not. This is yet another one of On2's lies. If you don't already
>>>>know On2 is a very VERY bad company.
>>>Nonsense. There are plenty of "very VERY bad" companies out there, and
>>>On2 isn't one of them.
>>Then please tell us what you call a company that threatens free software
>>developers when they implement their proprietary formats and has their
>>lawyers send out nastygrams to me for putting libvp62 in my homedir?
>>I'm very curious to hear your position on this...
> We don't believe that any free software developer implemented our
> proprietary format. We believe that a free software developer published
> our implementation of our proprietary format. As a public company, we need
> to take all possible measures to protect our intellectual property. We
> need to take action to prevent the distribution of our code that we
> believe was illegally obtained or in the very least obtained in
> contravention of our license. Similarly, the open source community takes
> every possible measure to protect its intellectual property when it finds
> that a commercial company has violated the community's chosen licensing
> terms.
The difference between your company and open source community is that 
open source community
provide proof before asking to cease the distribution of the code that 
violate copyright.

For example look how Xvid react against sigma-design REALmagic violation...


PS : I love the On2 posts on doom9 forum ( 
http://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?t=108936&page=3 ).

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