Are you having an argument with yourself?
No, I'm not.
Yes, I am!
Oh shut up. Y'know, sometimes, I really get on our nerves.
Plus they had issues with the other codecs they were writing.
ODIN: Great audio but missing half the video.
LOKI: The resulting video was always a rickroll.
HEIMDALL: Good video but the DRM was harsh.
JOTUN: Kept freezing up.
BALDUR: Looked so good they kept it proprietary. And then it died.
FREJYA: Only worked with porn.
JORMUNGANDR: Grew too large and bloated, development kept going in circles.
I think we need a tyrant every now and again. They can still be removed by the people
No, that's one of the things about being a tyrant- you don't give up your power. Absolute power corrupts absolutely. Tyrants are only removed by revolution or war, or serious threats of same. I don't usually believe in absolutes, but I've never seen evidence to the contrary in this case.
At the risk of making a strawman, I'm willing to bet you believe that no one human being deserves to be a billionaire, or even a multimillionaire; why should one have that much unchallengeable power over other human beings?
"You need tender loving care once a week - so that I can slap you into shape." - Ellyn Mustard