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Re: [OpenDivX] Query for mailing list concerning DivX-capable DVD-player



> As the popularity of the DivX format continues to
> increase, I am astounded that no one yet has ventured
> to produce a Stand-Alone DVD-player with DivX support.
> I should'nt be that hard, it took only months before
> the first mp3-capable players came out.

I don't think it's a technical issue, it's a legal issue... Video
compression is a minefield of patents. Anyone building a product using DiVX
or a similar codec is going to face licensing fees or risk lawsuits...

Regards,
Dan


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