[Wikimedia-l] RfC: Should we support MP4 Video on our sites?

Andrew Lih andrew.lih at gmail.com
Sat Jan 18 13:41:08 UTC 2014

On Sat, Jan 18, 2014 at 5:37 AM, Fæ <faewik at gmail.com> wrote:

> The RFC is non-neutral and unnecessarily complex. With so much
> experience of trying these things, along with full time expertise, I
> would hope for a more sophisticated approach from in-house WMF teams.

It is actually very complex -- legally and technically. And the MPEG-LA
licensors did not gear their licenses or documentation towards
user-generated content, or free culture projects, which makes our job


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