Re: [Ekiga-list] ekiga and x264
- From: Michal Svoboda <pht spatium org>
- To: ekiga-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Ekiga-list] ekiga and x264
- Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010 17:41:48 +0200
> gpl V2 covers copyrights, not patents. The writer of the code may or
> may not own the patent. The owner of the patent has to explicitly
> grant you rights to the use of the patent, In this case the MPEG-LA
I don't see how chroot (mentioned by parent post) protects against that
kind of 'non-freedom'.
> Besides, my (and several others) "tests" show that theora provides a
> better picture quality at a slightly more bandwidth. So, except for
> the case of compatibility with equipment not having theora, it should
> not make a difference.
My own usage tests show otherwise. Picture quality is about the h323
level plus theora has the habit of randomly stopping transmitting video.
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