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


You are correct about legal issues.  We are doing everything we can to get a
DivX player for the community and take care of all legal issues at the same

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: [email protected]
> [mailto:[email protected]]On Behalf Of Dan Maas
> Sent: Friday, March 09, 2001 1:07 PM
> To: Jacob Fink; [email protected]
> Subject: 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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