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Re: mpeg1 video license

Package goes in main. (Unless it has a layer-3 encoder - folks here can't
decide if we can package those at all). 

As precedent, there's already a mpeg-1 layer-2 encoder in main called

For apps that want to do entirely patent-free audio encoding, Ogg Vorbis is
a great mp3 replacement. For older players that don't have a vorbis CODEC
yet, you can transcode the files to mpeg-1 layer-2, which most mp3 players
can handle just fine.

On Sun, Oct 14, 2001 at 01:19:23PM +0200, Christian Marillat wrote:
> Hi,
> I did a ITP #112699 for rte http://zapping.sourceforge.net/
> rte is a video MPEG 1 and audio MPEG-1/2 Layer II encoder to encode
> stream from the V4L interface. rte enable a plugin in zapping a TV
> viewer for Gnome.
> After some discussion with James Troup, I don't know if this package
> should go in main or in non-free or never be packaged.
> rte itself is GPL.
> If somebody can tell me where this package should be ?
> Christian
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