Re: mpeg encoder patents, Was: Bug#501190: ITP: moonlight
On Wed, Oct 08, 2008 at 11:41:16AM +0800, Paul Wise wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 1:39 AM, Reinhard Tartler <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I fully agree with you in principle. The 'restricted' idea is basically
> > a convenience service for our users and distributors.
> Such convenience services already exist (debian-multimedia.org,
> debian-unofficial.org), Debian doesn't need to start one.
But they don't get the associated benefits of being officially part of
Debian, like BTS and such.
(which contrib and non-free do *g*)
The DRM opt-in fallacy: "Your data belongs to us. We will decide when (and
how) you may access your data; but nobody's threatening your freedom: we
still allow you to remove your data and not access it at all."