Re: intent to package BladeEnc
Joseph Carter <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Tue, Jun 29, 1999 at 07:02:39PM -0700, Robert Woodcock wrote:
> > Joseph Carter wrote:
> > >On Tue, Jun 29, 1999 at 03:54:50PM +0100, Alexey Marinichev wrote:
> > >> BladeEnc is a freeware MP3 encoder. [..]
> > >
> > >You realize that because of software patents and our lame policy that
> > >anything patented in the US goes into non-free that the only place this
> > >package can go is non-US/non-free, right?
> > No it can't.
> > The patent was granted in the US and Germany.
> > This rules out both non-free and non-us, as both would be distributing the
> > product from Germany.
> > We need a non-de. :)
> Uh. non-US is in .nl, not .de....
One problem. Non-US is mirrored in many countries. eg. If the
patent applies in Canada, and the package gets uploaded, then I'll
have to take my mirror down.