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Re: Royalty free gstreamer plug-in

On Fri, 2005-12-23 at 18:11 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Gianluca Sforna wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >is this announce from Fluendo referenced here:
> >http://www.osnews.com/story.php?news_id=13078
> >already being discussed at Fedora Legal?
> >
> >It would be really nice to finally have mp3 support OUTB in Fedora.
> >  
> >
> Thats what I thought too initially but unfortunately it doesnt change 
> the Free software situation even a tiny bit

Could you expand a bit on what you mean by "the Free software
situation" ?

> If you want mp3 support in a region where software patents are enforced 
> you could use any recent version of RealPlayer or you can buy a 
> proprietary plugin from Fluendo

Fluendo does not sell a proprietary plugin for mp3 playback.  Fluendo
gives away both MIT-licensed source code, as well as binaries that come
with a patent license, built from this source code.


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