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Re: mpeg encoder patents, Was: Bug#501190: ITP: moonlight

Robert Millan <rmh@aybabtu.com> writes:

> But software patents cover algorithms contained in programs, not the
> packages themselves.   How about the more descriptive "patent-encumbered"
> then?

I don't really have a strong opinion on the naming here. Perhaps I
should really haved used 'main' and 'main2' as section names in the

"patent-encumbered" sounds a bit clumsy to me. But so does "patented" OTOH.

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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