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Re: MPlayer DFSG compatibility status

Don Armstrong (don@donarmstrong.com):

> On Tue, 07 Oct 2003, Joe Drew wrote:
> > So far as I know, it is not illegal to infringe on somebody else's
> > patents. AIUI patent holders can enforce (or not) their patents at
> > will by suing, but doing so is their perogative and no law makes it
> > wrong for someone to infringe on a patent which isn't being enforced.
> Well, it is actually illegal, [...]

  It would be really nice to have references for those of us who haven't
taken an IP law course.  I don't think this one is obvious.


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