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Re: Bug#11882: mpeg_play: needs recompile

> "ioannis" == ioannis  <ioannis@flinet.com> writes:
> ioannis>   1. It is part of two packages, ucbmpeg_1r2-2.deb and
> ioannis> ucbmpeg_play_2.3_patched, both of which most likely should be
> ioannis> placed in non-free: many mpeg algorithms are patented and
> ioannis> there is (or is it planned for the near future?) a royalty
> ioannis> fee to be split among 16 companies.

Is there any documentation available on these patents?


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