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Re: Could someone clarify this...

> My understanding is that Debian declares a work non-free if a holder
> of a software idea patent is *actively enforcing* a patent that covers
> the work, such that Debian cannot distrigute the work as free
> software.

Is there a known case where a holder actively enforces a patent that covers MPEG-4 video encoding?
I am asking, because x264 has been removed out of the Debian archive and there are video codecs disabled in Debian's FFMPEG...


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