[MPlayer-users] Re: Legality of binary codecs
gabor at nekomancer.net
Fri May 27 16:16:26 CEST 2005
Rich Felker wrote:
> On Thu, May 26, 2005 at 09:21:49PM -0700, RC wrote:
>>Nope. The VC-1 spec (WMV9) was supposed to be finalized and released by
>>now, but it hasn't been. Once it is, expect to see it in ffmpeg, but
>>then you'll still have to pay the license fees to Microsoft, so using
>>the binary DLLs might be a better option even then.
> Why on earth would you owe MS anything?
the same situation as with mp3 or with mpeg4...
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