Re: mpeg encoder patents, Was: Bug#501190: ITP: moonlight
Loïc Minier <email@example.com> writes:
> Perhaps instead of trying to come with a hierarchical classification,
> we should simply expose what we know about patents and any other
> distribution issue in a machine readable way.
> What a bout a debian/distribution or debian/copyright2 file which would
> expose patents information? e.g.:
> Country: fr
> Patent numbers: 1234, 5678
> Distribution-allowed: no
> Usage-allowed: yes
> Risk of prosecution[company, gvt, non-profit]: yes
> Risk of prosecution[user]: no
I would be very uncomfortable trying to fill out something that specific.
It looks remarkably like legal advice that I'm not qualified to give or
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>