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Re: FC4 - multimedia support & patents



Thierry Sayegh kirjoitti viestissään (lähetysaika torstai, 16. 
kesäkuuta 2005 10:54):
> I am aware of the previous discussions re FC1/2/3 but have not
> notices anything for FC4.

There has been no changes in the patent situation.

> Now for the dreaded words mp3,mpeg etc.
> Since Fedora Extra does not seem to hold the packages that
> will allow me to read my music/video files properly, do I have
> to assume I will have to build my own rpms? Or are they on the
> way out?

Just like with FC1, 2 and 3 you must get the multimedia packages 
from third-party repositories like Livna 
( http://rpm.livna.org/ ) or Freshrpms ( http://freshrpms.net/ ) 
because Fedora Extras follows the same rules as Fedora Core.

-- 
 Markku Kolkka
 markku kolkka iki fi


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