flac to ogg/mp3 conversion script - ok to package for Fedora?

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at gmail.com
Mon Sep 5 20:56:00 UTC 2011

On Mon, 5 Sep 2011 21:38:02 +0200, TM (Till) wrote:

> Hi,
> is it ok to package a pearl script to convert flac files to ogg or mp3
> files? The conversion is done by calling the respective command line
> tools, i.e. no mp3 encoding logic is included in the script:
> http://smxi.org/acxi
> Kind regards
> Till
> P.S.: I tried to send this message to legal at fpo, but it did not pass
> moderation.

It is okay to include such scripts, because an MP3 codec itself
is not included ... and because the script can convert to audio formats
other than MP3, too, so it isn't entirely useless if the MP3 tools
are missing.

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