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Re: The Multimedia Question



On Wed, 2007-07-18 at 21:16 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Max Spevack wrote:
> 
> > 4) To what extent is it appropriate for hooks or other "stuff that makes 
> > it easier for someone to do non-free stuff like CodecBuddy" to exist in 
> > Fedora?  We need to decide on this from a philosophical standpoint. The 
> > lawyers will help us with the legal standpoint.
> 
> Note that Free software but patent encumbered is not equivalent to 
> non-free. The Fluendo codecs are non-free. Pointing to a third party 
> repository with Free software is obviously not a non-free solution.

Last time I checked, the Fluendo codecs were under a BSD license. That's
a free software license.

~spot


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