Re: Request for build: mpg123.
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On Thu, 28 Mar 2002, Lo'oRiS il Kabukimono wrote:
> > > i mean: since there is mpg321 - that is free - why do you need
> > > mpg123 ?
> > Since there is BSD, that is free, why do you need linux?
> because they are completely different. moreover, using debian
> terminology, they are *both* "free". instead mpg321 and mpg123 are very
> similar, with the difference that the first is free, the second isn't. a
> non-free package is useless if there is a free package that does the
> same thing. if a non-free package wants to be widespread, it must offer
> something that no free package offers.
mpg123 does offer some things that mpg321 does not. mpg321 is a free
rewrite of mpg123, but as of yet, it's not complete.
Once it is, I would completely agree with you. Right now, it isn't.
- -- wouter dot verhelst at advalvas dot be
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-- From the movie "Antitrust"
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