[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

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.

Thomas


Dave/Dina : future TV today ! - http://www.davedina.org/
<-*- thomas (dot) apestaart (dot) org -*->
My baby she knows
the weight that I'm under
<-*- thomas (at) apestaart (dot) org -*->
URGent, best radio on the net - 24/7 ! - http://urgent.fm/




[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]