Re: Software patents and Debian
<posted & mailed>
Bas Wijnen wrote:
> The question was if that is indeed the way Debian does these things. And
> particular, people do get sued for using the mpeg4 codec, IIUC. So does
> mean we would at least consider it non-free? Or not distributable at all?
Non-distributable. If people are actually getting sued for using it.
(Well, until and unless one of those people wins their suit by getting the
patent invalidated, of course.)
Nathanael Nerode <email@example.com>
Bush admitted to violating FISA and said he was proud of it.
So why isn't he in prison yet?...