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Re: mplayer, the time has come

Le Mar 15 Février 2005 03:02, Ken Bloom a écrit :
> On Mon, 14 Feb 2005 11:46:38 +0100, A Mennucc wrote:
> > There have been two main problems keeping mplayer out of Debian:
> > licenses and copyrights.
> >
> > Licenses:
> > the upstream code contains some code that is protected by (more or
> > less) actively enforced licenses: DeCSS code to decode encrypted
> > dvd; ffmpeg and OpenDivx code to en/decode MPEG4.
> >
> > Solution:
> > the DeCSS  is deleted from the package proposed for Debian
> What functionality do we lose by doing this?

we are unable to read encrypted DVD (quite all of them that means). 
*but* I guess that this mplayer (I've not tested it though) is able to 
dlopen the libdcss2 that is packaged on third party mirrors (e.g. on C. 
Marilliat's repo)
·O·  Pierre Habouzit
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org

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