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Re: Bug#349693: ITP: gst-fluendo-mp3 -- MP3 decoder plugin for GStreamer

Le mercredi 25 janvier 2006 à 17:08 +1100, Russell Coker a écrit :
> On Wednesday 25 January 2006 12:10, Joe Wreschnig <piman@debian.org> wrote:
> >  2) We take the patent issue seriously, and drop all MP3 support.
> MP3 software does not belong in Debian/main.  Unlike many patents the MPEG 
> patents probably have a good basis.
> Any software which is based on Frauhoffer patents (MP3 and other similar 
> encoding systems) should be on an external archive.

We are talking about a MP3 *decoding* plugin. Like the ones we already
have in so many packages we have stopped counting.
 .''`.           Josselin Mouette        /\./\
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