Bug#153467: libjpeg62: JPEG is patent-encumbered]
So there's allegedly a patent on JPEG. I think someone came up with a
patent on run-length encoding at one point. Legally, moving it to
non-free is a lousy cop-out, which I don't think changes our liability
one bit. IMO, for the time being, we should just ignore it, until it's
clear it's going to be accepted generally as a valid patent. If that
happens, then we should consider moving it to non-US, not non-free.
But right now, all we have is a corporation claiming its patent
covers JPEG, and we all know how they would never lie about that . . .
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