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Re: Is anyone packaging `lame' ?

Blunt Jackson writes:
> Does Debian classify software based on the possibility that it might
> infringe on a patent...

Any non-trivial software is likely to infringe at least one patent.

> ...or does it classify software that has been declared by a court as
> infringing on a patent...

Few patents of any kind have been tested in court.

The practice to date has been to avoid software against which a patent is
being actively asserted.
John Hasler

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