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Re: mplayer 1.0pre6a-4 for i386 and PowerPC and sparc

On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 07:06:15PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:

> Yeah, ok, but mplayer was rejected, and is now in many-year-NEW-limbo, for
> licencing reasons, which i believe are the same for ubuntu and debian, maybe
> worse for ubuntu evem.

No, Ubuntu has quite different licensing criteria than Debian.

> Also, many of the key persons behind mplayers rejection back then now work at
> ubuntu, right ? 

I don't know who rejected mplayer, so I can't answer this directly, but I am
confident that "many" is exagerrated FUD regardless.

 - mdz

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