In <AANLkTimrBa0hxTh3kQ-Fik9G57M8iQBZcJF1F0RYYcYQ@mail.gmail.com>, Praveen A wrote: >I was reading through the wiki and found this, > >* Debian does not include software that is encumbered by software patents. > >This statement is correct for Fedora, but we have many *known* patent >encumbered software in our repos like mp3 codec, ffmpeg etc. So I >think, this item can be removed. I thought the patent encumbered software was banned from the repos due to legal risk to SPI. I get my ffmpeg and mp3 stuff from the debian-multimedia repositories which, while good, are not official. -- Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. ,= ,-_-. =. firstname.lastname@example.org ((_/)o o(\_)) ICQ: 514984 YM/AIM: DaTwinkDaddy `-'(. .)`-' http://iguanasuicide.net/ \_/
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