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Re: Wait a second...
09/27/10 04:49 PM


> > Incorrect. If a chip decodes MPEG2, we're on the hook for the patents and you
> cannot
> > implement the decoding. If the game has a fast CPU/DSP that does the decoding in
> > software (which I tend to doubt based on the board pictures), then we're clear.
>
> Why makes this such a difference?

Because if the game does it in hardware, MAME has to do it in code, and thus MAMEdev is on the hook for the MPEG license. If the game does it in software, MAME itself contains no MPEG specific material and we're clear (same way as Intel doesn't need an MPEG license even though a Core 2 Duo can run WinDVD).







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* Mahjong DVD arcade game AeroCityMayor 09/25/10 11:35 AM
. * Update at Kale's about this SmitdoggAdministrator  09/26/10 09:57 PM
. * SFW pics ripped from the disc SmitdoggAdministrator  09/26/10 09:45 PM
. * Wait a second... Kitsune Sniper  09/26/10 07:17 PM
. * Re: Wait a second... AeroCityMayor  09/26/10 07:21 PM
. * Re: Wait a second... Kitsune Sniper  09/26/10 07:24 PM
. * Re: Wait a second... Fever  09/26/10 08:15 PM
. * Re: Wait a second... Kitsune Sniper  09/26/10 09:08 PM
. * Re: Wait a second... Kale  09/26/10 09:00 PM
. * Re: Wait a second... R. Belmont  09/27/10 02:36 AM
. * Re: Wait a second... AtTheMoment  09/27/10 09:03 AM
. * Re: Wait a second... StilettoAdministrator  09/27/10 04:10 PM
. * Re: Wait a second... AtTheMoment  09/29/10 07:39 AM
. * Re: Wait a second... R. Belmont  09/30/10 09:13 PM
. * Re: Wait a second... jonwil  09/29/10 03:51 PM
. * Re: Wait a second... StilettoAdministrator  09/29/10 05:08 PM
. * Re: Wait a second... etabeta  09/29/10 06:39 PM
. * Re: Wait a second... StilettoAdministrator  09/30/10 06:20 PM
. * Re: Wait a second... jonwil  09/27/10 12:53 PM
. * Re: Wait a second... Gatinho  09/29/10 06:57 AM
. * Re: Wait a second... CrapBoardSoftware  09/27/10 08:45 AM
. * Re: Wait a second... R. Belmont  09/27/10 04:49 PM
. * Re: Wait a second... Naoki  09/27/10 04:57 PM
. * Re: Wait a second... R. Belmont  09/27/10 05:51 PM
. * Re: Wait a second... Naoki  09/27/10 06:57 PM
. * Re: Wait a second... Matty_  09/27/10 08:56 AM
. * Re: Wait a second... Kale  09/27/10 03:03 AM
. * Re: Wait a second... AeroCityMayor  09/26/10 09:17 PM
. * Re: Mahjong DVD arcade game SmitdoggAdministrator  09/26/10 06:57 PM
. * Re: Mahjong DVD arcade game AeroCityMayor  09/26/10 07:23 PM
. * Re: Mahjong DVD arcade game ShimaPong  09/26/10 04:00 PM
. * Re: Mahjong DVD arcade game AeroCityMayor  09/26/10 04:09 PM
. * Re: Mahjong DVD arcade game AeroCityMayor  09/26/10 10:01 PM
. * Re: Mahjong DVD arcade game Kale  09/27/10 12:09 AM
. * Re: Mahjong DVD arcade game Kitsune Sniper  09/27/10 12:10 AM
. * Re: Mahjong DVD arcade game AeroCityMayor  09/25/10 05:14 PM
. * Re: Mahjong DVD arcade game AeroCityMayor  09/25/10 09:02 PM
. * Do you connect the toaster in serial, or parallel? Gatinho  09/26/10 04:23 PM
. * Re: Do you connect the toaster in serial, or parallel? AeroCityMayor  09/26/10 07:28 PM
. * Re: Do you connect the toaster in serial, or parallel? Kitsune Sniper  09/26/10 07:56 PM
. * Re: Do you connect the toaster in serial, or parallel? Gatinho  09/29/10 06:50 AM
. * Re: Mahjong DVD arcade game SmitdoggAdministrator  09/25/10 09:10 PM
. * Re: Mahjong DVD arcade game AeroCityMayor  09/25/10 09:25 PM

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