Re: MP3 decoder packaged with XMMS
On 7/18/05, Michael K. Edwards <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 7/18/05, Raul Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Are you suggesting that the use of time -> frequency domain mapping
> > is not ostensibly covered by the presumptively valid patents?
> If you want to know what I am suggesting, with regard to a particular
> patent from the Fraunhofer suite (which I have looked at _very_
> quickly and remember that in any case I am not qualified to judge),
> read http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2005/07/msg00141.html .
This seems tangential, and does not answer my question.
> > Or, perhaps that all other such techniques which have been in use
> > for quite some time (such as favoring frequencies which the human
> > ear is sensitive to) are all not ostensibly covered by the presumptively
> > valid patents?
[more non-answer elided.]
If you don't have a simple answer for these questions, please don't
imply that you have.