according to that link, and what i've heard, having it is legal - you
just can't have it be gpl, and fedora is gpl, so they can't ship it.
this is the same reason lame hasn't been shut down.
thanks for the links to files though, i just realised my mp3 doesn't
work in fc4 :-D
On 9/20/05, Rahul Sundaram <sundaram(a)redhat.com> wrote:
>But if a *de*coder is legal, why isn't this shipped? Very many people
>would probably be very, very happy if they could *play* their old mp3's
>without any "fuzz" (while ripping shiny new stuff to ogg).
>If they really really need an *en*coder, let them go out hunting.
This has been discussed several times before. see
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