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Re: [vorlon@netexpress.net: Re: Bug#181969: [mdadams@ece.uvic.ca: Re: JasPer licensing wrt Debian Linux]]

On Sun, Jan 04, 2004 at 05:08:26AM +0000, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 02, 2004 at 11:42:09AM -0800, Michael Adams wrote:
> > Can anyone give me an actual example of a project that
> > would like to use the JasPer JPEG-2000 codec in a non-interoperable
> > way?
> Almighty duh of all duhs, JPEG-2010. Even the original authors
> probably won't be able to do it, if they accept enough patches in the
> meanwhile.
> It's really amazingly stupid to write a license tied to a
> specification in a non-trivially-avoidable manner.

Can, er, someone communicate the above example to Mr. Adams with Mr.
Suffield's colorful tone attenuated a bit?  :)

G. Branden Robinson                |      The noble soul has reverence for
Debian GNU/Linux                   |      itself.
branden@debian.org                 |      -- Friedrich Nietzsche
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