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 To :  "Arkadi Shishlov" <arkadi.shishlov@g...>
 From :  "Raffaele P. Guidi" <roughraf@g...>
 Subject :  Re: [yate] G.729 codec for Yate based on Intel IPP
 Date :  Wed, 7 Jan 2009 15:10:51 +0100
I guess patent holders should be happy that you built and distributed
a product that helps them have revenues with no effort or cost on
their side. I think they should be stimulated to make a donation ;)
Who are they? Also a side question - is g729 really better than speex
or other open source algorithms?

On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 11:31, Arkadi Shishlov  wrote:
> Nik Pakar wrote:
>> I guess its still not free. Should I go ahead and buy the license for 9
>> or is there any other alternative ? Is it kind of one off development
>> license which only required to build and compile the codec ?
> Yes, you need IPP license to build the codec. Once it is built you can
> distribute it to anyone, assuming you understand that buying IPP does not
> free you or your users from paying to G.729 patents holders.
> Intel IPP for Linux can be obtained on non-commercial software development
> terms
> http://www.intel.com/cd/software/products/asmo-na/eng/340679.htm
> http://www.intel.com/cd/software/products/asmo-na/eng/download/download/219771.htm
>> > wrote:
>>    Nik Pakar wrote:
>>        Is the IPP 6.0 available to download from intel web site. Im
>>        trying to find. But couldnt.
>>    http://www.intel.com/cd/software/products/asmo-na/eng/219690.htm