codec buddy, fluendo, etc.

Greg DeKoenigsberg gdk at
Fri Feb 8 19:28:05 UTC 2008

On Fri, 8 Feb 2008, seth vidal wrote:

>> Specific questions to be answered:
>> 0.  Invite the Fluendo folks to join.
> This is a bad idea and it looks like collusion.

Wait... what?  Explain this, because I don't see how transparent 
discussions about user experience equal "collusion".

> It puts us into a precarious political and ethical situation. So I see
> very little good from it at this point.

That's your opinion.  There are others.

>> 2.  What improvements would we like to see in Codec Buddy and/or
>> codeina?
> I think we probably need to consider removing it.

I think we need to keep it and make it more useful.

>> 3.  Are there any license, legal, or "open source morality" concerns
>> that need to be addressed?
> Yes, All of the above. Not only that but it makes it harder for us to 
> take a stand on other issues. Like googleearth, for example.

I completely disagree with you.


Greg DeKoenigsberg
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