Restricted modules in Ubuntu
sfreilly at roadrunner.com
Wed Jan 14 02:06:42 GMT 2009
> Liam Proven wrote:
>> I am not American; I am not in America; I never plan to live in
>> America. Nice place for a holiday, wouldn't want to live there. Yet as
>> far as I know, I have to jump through hoops installing this stuff
>> because they can't be included by /United States/ laws. These do not
>> apply to me.
> I 100% agree. I'm Canadian and I have the freedom to download the
> restricted extras as I wish. It would be best to have a (k)ubuntu with
> the restricted extras already installed and another version for the
> Americans and the few people that don't want it installed.
> I hate it when people complain that (k)Ubuntu, "does not even have MP3
> support. What kind of OS is that?". It is one of the more difficult
> things to defend. I try to explain the free formats, but that does not
> seem to help.
i doubt ubuntu would ever want to pay the licensing fee to re distribute
the mp3 codec from thompson. and do you really want to start paying for
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