Re: MPlayer reloaded
Diego Biurrun wrote:
> FYI: No need to CC me, I'm subscribed.
> Branden Robinson writes:
> > On Tue, Mar 16, 2004 at 05:03:09AM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > > I am Diego Biurrun, the MPlayer documentation maintainer, not to be
> > > confused with Gabucino, who has made a few appearances on this list
> > > before. I am not here to start a(nother) flame war.
> > Thanks for your careful and comprehensive approach to resolving these
> > issues. A codebase with source from many contributors using many
> > different licenses is seldom trivial to cope with.
> > At least, that's how I feel having wrestled with XFree86. :)
Your work looks good to me as well; I don't see any copyright license issues
remaining. There are still the usual issues of programs covered by
actively enforced patents. :-P
> No, seriously, the tarball supports being compiled into a .deb package
> and supports many features (css, etc) that will most probably not make
> it into Debian, even if MPlayer should.
* Is it possible to arrange for dynamic runtime use of the libdvdcss2
library if, and only if, it's available? This is what most Debian move
* Is it possible to do similar things with some of the other "external"
included packages? That would resolve a lot of related issues, I believe.
> So just read the README and give it a try. Don't hesitate to ask me
> for help if you hit any problems.
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