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Re: MPlayer DFSG compatibility status

Don Armstrong <don@donarmstrong.com> writes:

> On Tue, 07 Oct 2003, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > So our policy is to not fret at all unless we have real reason to
> > worry.
> Oh sure, but that's unrelated to the legality/illegality of infringing
> a patent which was what I was discussing.

It's also an overstatement to say that any legal patent violation is
illegal.  First, it's important to distinguish crimes and civil

But beyond that, it's also important to know that a consented-to
violation, even implicitly consented-to, is not illegal.

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