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Re: MPlayer

On 2004-07-20 Frederik Dannemare <frederik@dannemare.net> wrote:
> On Tuesday 20 July 2004 09:21, Sam Hocevar wrote:
> >    A patent is not the end of the world; Debian only refrains from
> > distributing patented software if the patent is actually actively
> > enforced (such as the MP3 encoding patents in the LAME case). IMHO
> > ffmpeg is not really troublesome, because it does not include MP3
> > encoding or AAC encoding/decoding functions.

> Does this mean we will see your ITP on ffmpeg actually go through 
> sometimes in the near future?

ffmpeg is sitting in queue/new, waiting for the ftp-masters
(dis)approval, Sam has uploaded it four days ago.
                 cu andreas
PS: While we are at it, please note how tiny queue/new currently is,
today in the morning it was down to 16 packages, all that is left are
difficult cases like mplayer and very recent uploads.
"See, I told you they'd listen to Reason," [SPOILER] Svfurlr fnlf,
fuhggvat qbja gur juveyvat tha.
Neal Stephenson in "Snow Crash"

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