> > I may need a little help in this as this is my first real package, but I > don't want to do it if someone is already working on it. Is anyone here in > the know about this? is it ok to package LAME? > Brian Woodcock, rcw, has had this packaged and on his own site for sometime. ANY form of mp encoding technically violates the patent, even if it was clean room. Yet another reason to use Ogg Vorbis instead.