* David Balaic: > Florian Weimer wrote: >>>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. >> It's all encumbered with patents. Encoders *and* decoders. > > Yes, but how is then there a ton of MPEG code in debian (Sarge), > but LAME is "banned" ? Historical reasons.