Re: Debian and Patents
On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 17:00:16 (CEST), Matthias Klumpp wrote:
> On Tue, 31 Aug 2010 13:12:37 +0530, Praveen A <email@example.com> wrote:
>> 2010/8/31 Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>>> I thought the patent encumbered software was banned from the repos due
>>> legal risk to SPI. I get my ffmpeg and mp3 stuff from the
>>> repositories which, while good, are not official.
> It is. Debian Sid ships a version of FFMpeg which has disabled patented
> codecs etc.
This statement is wrong. We never disabled any decoder from ffmpeg.
Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4