HD with Xvideo on i915GM (i810 driver)

galenz at zinkconsulting.com galenz at zinkconsulting.com
Mon Nov 6 11:07:35 PST 2006

On Nov 5, 2006, at 12:06 PM, Torgeir Veimo wrote:

> On Sun, 2006-11-05 at 15:00 -0500, Andrew J. Barr wrote:
>> There are some issues with XvMC in general, especially in open source
>> drivers,
>> because of the minefield that is otherwise known as multimedia
>> patents. It's
>> hard to implement this stuff fully without infringing on at least
>> some
>> patents, from what I understand.
> _Releasing the docs_ on the MC part wouldn't infringe any patents?
> -- 
> -Tor

I don't think you can infringe on a patent simply by writing about it.


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