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Re: Media player doesn't play



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On Monday 10 March 2003 11:37 pm, Tony Nugent wrote:
> On Mon Mar 10 2003 at 23:12, Michael Fratoni wrote:
> > > RedHat, for legal reasons, will not allow you to play MP3's,
> > > however, there is a patch available at http://www.xmms.org that
> > > should fix everything right up.
> > >
> > > -- Jonathan
> >
> > Or stated more clearly, Red Hat can't provide MP3 support in the
> > distribution due to licensing concerns. They allow you to do anything
> > you like, such as using the solution above so that you can play MP3s.

> Yes, but we are talking about valhalla here (rh73).
>
> I thought that this only applied to rh80 and later.
>
> The patent problems only arose _after_ valhalla was released...

True enough, my mistake. I was more interested in the "RedHat, for legal 
reasons, will not allow you to play MP3's" line than the actual problem.

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