[Red5] RTMP is patented by Adobe?
spam at electroteque.org
Thu Mar 6 19:04:52 PST 2008
Im also seeing suggestions of patents of the same protocol for
RTMP (Routing Table Maintenance Protocol)
Or unless thats the same ? I would have thought the patent covers the
protocol name aswell.
On 07/03/2008, at 1:48 PM, Dan Rossi wrote:
> What a waste of a couple of years ey ?
> You aren't selling a product maybe services, they will reign down on
> Wowza first before anyone else I reckon. Such backward thinking
> people adobe are. They really should be encouraging open source, and
> working with the team. So people who want fairly stable finished
> products that hosting and system admins can manage can go with FMS
> or who want heavily customisable bleeding edge and heavily supported
> solutions go with open source.
> I am aware however of very touchy open source projects who see the
> flash platform as very closed source and want to venture into fully
> open source server / client solutions like ogg.
> I wished the platform stayed with Macromedia or whoever Macromedia
> 'acquired' it from, Allaire maybe ? hahaha.
> I'm thinking it's their backup just in case the market crashes, take
> a look at that eula case against microsoft for instance, those
> people use industry damaging patents as their sole income, just like
> all those law suits. I HATE patents.
> On 07/03/2008, at 1:31 PM, Giovanni wrote:
>> If patented, then red5 and others will be hugely impacted. how
>> could red5 be used without using the protocol?
>> But that could be expected. Now with h264, why would adobe give
>> away the farm for free?
>> The question would be if it the protocol can be licensed. If it can
>> be licensed, then the only path would be for the red5 team to
>> obtain such license.
>> No RTMP=NO FLASH CLIENT
>> On Mar 6, 2008, at 6:08 PM, Steven Gong wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> Take a look at this blog: http://www.flashcomguru.com/index.cfm/2008/3/6/rtmp-patent
>>> Don't know what impact will be on us... Any lawyer here for help?
>>> Best Regards
>>> Steven Gong
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