WebM license resolution.

Chris DiBona cdibona at gmail.com
Tue Jun 8 03:37:01 UTC 2010

Chris, my personal kudos to you for not inventing a new license.  Question:

> could the additional IP grant be extended to "Google and WebM contributors"
> rather than Google alone?
No. As others might give us patches, we could be interpreted as providing
coverage for thier patents,too, which we can't do.

> If you will have an Android-style contributor agreement for WebM, all
> contributors
> would be granting you sufficient patent rights to extend the IP grant.

Sort of, we're reviewing the CLA.

> Andy Wilson
> Intel open source technology center

Open Source Programs Manager, Google Inc.
Google's Open Source program can be found at http://code.google.com
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