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Re: Enabling and installing of "risky" ("patented") codecs - madeeasy

Fabian Greffrath wrote:

> Sam Morris:
>  > I don't see why users in countries where software is not patentable
>  > should be forced to jump through hoops to get access to multimedia
>  > software. If this repository is not added to the user's sources.list
>  > file by default then there is no advantage in setting up yet another
>  > repository for such software.
> AFAICT the non-free repository isn't added either. Only main and contrib
> are.

But why would perfectly free software be out of Debian because of a broken
patent system? AFAICT, non-us was still debian, and so this non-pat thing
should be too.


  Felipe Sateler

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