[Fedora-legal-list] FFMpeg and Fedora

Tom "spot" Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Mon Nov 1 13:01:10 UTC 2010

On 11/01/2010 07:20 AM, Christopher Svanefalk wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have noticed that FFMpeg is not packaged with Fedora, but neither is
> it listed undert the Forbidden Items on the homepage. I just wanted to
> know if the Fedora devs have anything against it being packaged with
> Fedora, for example in use in conjunction with Gnash? I know that the
> project itself makes it clear that while they have not read any patents
> in the course of development, they openly admit that they do not know if
> they have been infringing anything, and issue a slight warning to
> commercial users of their software (http://www.ffmpeg.org/legal.html).

FFMpeg is not acceptable for Fedora.


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