[Fedora-legal-list] Reasons for not including MPlayer in main repository?
lemenkov at gmail.com
Thu Oct 14 10:43:15 UTC 2010
2010/10/14 Stefan Parviainen <pafcu at iki.fi>:
> The main issue nowadays is probably patents. Apparently support for some
> formats can not be included without breaking some patents. Does anyone
> on this list have an idea which formats are problematic from the point
> of view of the Fedora project? Would removing support for these formats
> make it possible to include a stripped version of mplayer in the Fedora
Removal of "patented" codecs from mplayer renders it almost completely
useless. I'd rather to stay with rpmfusion package.
With best regards, Peter Lemenkov.
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