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Re: Bug#144107: ITP: mplayer -- Movie player for Linux

On Mon, Apr 22, 2002 at 03:19:04PM -0500, Luis Bustamante wrote:
> I'll talk to him. It seems there is still licencing problems in 0.90.
> Patent issues still not clear. Maybe it isn't 100% GPLed as their page
> says.

patent issues are orthogonal to licences. A program can be GPLed,
and still use algorithm patented in some (not all) countries.
(is it possible at all to have a patennt on algorithm in Hungary?)

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