[asterisk-dev] Opus and VP8

Lorenzo Miniero lminiero at gmail.com
Fri May 24 08:23:23 CDT 2013

2013/5/24 Olle E. Johansson <oej at edvina.net>

> 24 maj 2013 kl. 12:51 skrev Lorenzo Miniero <lminiero at gmail.com>:
> PS: a few months ago I also talked, on the #asterisk-dev IRC, about the
> support I added for both Opus (transcoding) and VP8 (passthrough) in
> Asterisk, codecs that are currently the default ones used in WebRTC. I
> checked whether there was an interest in a patch for them, but at the time
> there were some concerns about the copyright status of Opus that prevented
> it to be considered for integration in Asterisk. Has this situation changed
> in the meanwhile? I can open a separate thread for this if needed.
> Lorenzo,
> Good seeing you here!
> Due to legal issues I don't think Digium can accept a contribution of Opus
> and VP8 in the svn repositories today.
> I would encourage you, if you have these patches, to publish them on a web
> site like github or sourceforge so w all can help you test it. I really
> would like for these to be available for the community in an easy form.
> Some things can be done in Asterisk though and that's the code points for
> pass through media. I don't think that would cause any legal issues.

Hi Olle,

ok, thanks for the clarfication. I'll definitely follow your suggestion and
prepare a patch for both codecs to make available somewhere, either today
or early next week.

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