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Re: Is anyone packaging `lame' ?

On Sun, Dec 26, 2004 at 10:29:25PM -0500, William Ballard wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 26, 2004 at 07:04:22PM -0800, james wrote:
> > Why can't lame be packaged in the non-free section?
> It's patent-encumbered; all mp3 software is.

It's patent-encumbered by a company enforcing its patents... all
software is likely to fall under some patent given the USPTO practices,
but not all patent owners are trying to actively enforce their bogus


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