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Re: OpenDivX

(this kind stuff can go to just debian-legal)

On Wed, Feb 14, 2001 at 12:45:49PM +0530, Viral wrote:
> Hi,
> Could someone tell me if there are any licensing problems with opendivx ?
> Would it be similar to debian not being able to package lame even though
> the code is now 100% free of any fraunhofer code ?

No, there are major problems but you need not consider patents to see

The OpenDiVX code is under a license which is not DFSG-compliant.
Search the archives of debian-legal for a detailed discussion.

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