Accelerating Ogg Theora and Dirac (was: MPEG-LA / Todo list)

David Gerard dgerard at
Mon Nov 24 05:10:59 PST 2008

2008/11/24 Stan Cunningham <stan.cunningham at>:

> As for the last part about the decoder, it would be nice if all FOSS drivers (OpenChrome, Radeon, Intel, etc) could share the same Theora and Dirac decoder.

The libs are BSD-licensed, and are present on most free Unix-likes and
have no legal encumbrances for distribution with others.

Firefox 3.1 will include Theora - perhaps for FF4/Gecko 2, something
could be worked out for the browser to use the OS/Xorg installation
where available.

- d.

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