Answers from Harald Welte, "VIA's Open Source Representative"
Sep 17, 2008, 13:16 (0 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Yes, 3D graphics and video codecs are a minefield of patents.
Those patents and the way their licensing works cause significant
trouble and present legal risks for anyone involved with them."