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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.  :)
> Amen.
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
players do.
* 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.
> Regards
> Diego

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