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Re: XMMS and the new MP3 patent terms

>>>>> "Colin" == Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> writes:

    Colin> On Sun, Sep 01, 2002 at 01:25:39PM +0800, Isaac To wrote:
    >> Hm... then we can make everybody "happy" (sort-of) by moving xmms
    >> mpg123 module, mpg123 package and mpg321 package into non-free?

    Colin> Not necessarily. If it is not legal to distribute the package at
    Colin> all without paying a fee (and I'm not making any claims about
    Colin> whether that's true or not in this case), then we cannot
    Colin> distribute it even in non-free.

Ah... just forgot that the mpg321 package, etc., must be relicensed because
GPL states that in case of patent problem any distribution must be ceased.


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