Re: Is anyone packaging `lame' ?
On Mon, Jun 12, 2000 at 12:17:15 +0200 (+0000), J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 12, 2000 at 12:12:06 +0200, Konrad Podloucky wrote:
> > Yeah, but haven't they removed all patented code recently? (At least the
> > latest beta doesn't contain any Fraunhofer code anymore, afaik)
> Patents cover algorithms (and thus specific implementations of those
> algorithms in code). Removing code copyrighted by Fraunhofer doesn't
> automatically mean the patent is not an issue anymore.
In the US they do. Surely someone in (say) the UK could package it - we
couldn't have it in the main section, but people living in countries where
software patents don't exist would be okay.
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