[Foundation-l] File format policy
delirium at hackish.org
Sun Feb 12 12:37:01 UTC 2006
Erik Moeller wrote:
> "It is allowed to upload files in patent-encumbered formats like MP3
> or the MPEG-4 codecs only provided that a version in a non-encumbered
> format is also uploaded. Files which are only provided in
> patent-encumbered formats should be deleted."
I don't see any reason not to allow that. The point of the "no
patent-encumbered formats" restriction, as far as I understand it, is to
keep all our content available in fully free formats for both viewing
and editing. *Also* providing a video in MPEG-4 doesn't make the Theora
version any less free or available.
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