"Looking to boost the Web, Sun is working on a royalty-free and open video codec and media system[...]"

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Created by cpoliticas 7 years 30 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 30 weeks ago
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Rhapsody's picture


7 years 30 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago


Why are they working on a new one?

Wouldn't their efforts be better spent on improving Theora and/or Tarkin? Unless there's something Sun's not telling us (i.e. one or both really DOES infringe on software patents)? Still, if Sun can finally give us an unencumbered video codec that corporations can live with, I'm sure Xiph.org won't object.

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7 years 30 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago


Agreed ...

It's a positive move, but it really needs widespread buy-in. Good luck, Sun ...