MP3 + Patent issues in Debian
Dear Debian users,
While talking about Debian in a LUG meet, someone pointed out that
Debian's distributions could play MP3s out-of-the-box (Etch
included). This is unlike the Fedora/Ubuntu policy of not making
available the (supposedly) patent encumbred codecs (decoders, at
least) by default, on the install CD.
I tried to search for the Debian take on this issue (mailing list
discussion or bug report), but couldn't find the definitive
discussion. Could someone please point me to it?
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