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Re: Proposal: Install swfdec by default.



On Tue, 2008-01-29 at 00:09 +0100, Valent Turkovic wrote:
> 2008/1/12 Brian Pepple <bpepple fedoraproject org>:
> > On Fri, 2008-01-11 at 22:38 +0000, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2008-01-11 at 11:45 -0500, Brian Pepple wrote:
> > > > Currently, we don't install any free flash implementations by default,
> > > > but now that swfdec-gnome has become part of GNOME(1), I would like to
> > > > propose that we install swfdec-gnome (& possibly swfdec-mozilla) by
> > > > default starting with F9.
> > >
> > > People will go to YouTube, DailyMotion and plenty of other places, and
> > > it won't work because the plugin needs to implement GStreamer's missing
> > > plugins. Then missing plugins will be automatically installed
> > > (hopefully).
> >
> > Yeah, Codeina support (much like totem or rhythmbox has) would need to
> > be added.
> >
> > Later,
> 
> Is this legal? I asked not long ago and it was still illegal for
> Fedora to even link to codecs. Has this changed and I haven't noticed,
> I really hope so! Fedora needs to be able to atleast link to outside
> sources for codecs... afcourse if it is legal to do so.

Last time I looked, codeina linked to the proprietary codecs from
Fluendo which have the appropriate licenses.

Nils
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