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Re: Proposal: Install swfdec by default.



On Jan 29, 2008 2:01 PM, Nils Philippsen <nphilipp redhat com> wrote:
>
> 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

Sorry, my missunderstanding. I thought that gstreamer-ffmpeg can't be
included in fedora as that is what swfdec uses now... but why is then
in livna and not in fedora repos?

Valent.

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