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Re: MPEG in general Was: Is anyone packaging `lame' ?

On Fri, Jan 07, 2005 at 11:32:45PM +0100, xerces8 wrote:
> Hi!
> ( sorry for not properly replying, I'm using a webmail )
> Is only MPEG Layer III patent encumbered ?
> How about the other MPEG stuff ?
> I find it hard to believe that it is all patent-free.
> Regards,
> David Balazic

Its all encumbered, there is a separate organization MPEG-LA that
strictly deals with the licensing. It is quite surprising to me that
ffmpeg was allowed into main.


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