[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: MPlayer DFSG compatibility status

Josselin Mouette wrote:
> If we don't want to include this support, this is not your problem. E.g.
> xine in Debian has WMV9 support stripped off, and there would be no
> reason for mplayer to include it if there are legal issues with it.
lol. Why is it stripped? It's done with the binary DLL.

> Another issue is that the xine authors have always been cooperative
> instead of ranting about this and that.
Of course, if they are the favored side.

> maintainer will have a hard time convincing the ftpmasters that his
> package is 100 % free software, and free of patent issues.
What about "innocent until guilty" ? Show me the nonfree part of MPlayer.

MPlayer Core Team

Attachment: pgp8qKMVisvrY.pgp
Description: PGP signature

Reply to: