Qt packages necessaries to develop for Android

Orcan Ogetbil oget.fedora at gmail.com
Wed Jun 11 05:09:43 UTC 2014


On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 7:49 PM, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Eric Smith wrote:
>> IANAL, but multiple lawyers have told me that it is generally a bad idea
>> to go looking for patents, at least in the US.  If they're brought to your
>> attention, you should probably do whatever is necessary to avoid them, but
>> you shouldn't actively seek them out, even just to try to confirm that
>> you're not using anything patented.
>
> Hunting for patents is one thing (I wouldn't recommend it either), but
> looking for obviously patent-encumbered stuff (like MP3 codecs) is another.
>

That's not quite obvious anymore. Most MP3 patents have expired by
now. Whether any of the remaining handful of patents are violated by
an MP3 codec implementation needs some non-trivial consideration.

Orcan


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