Fluendo MP3 GStreamer Plugin in Main for Dapper?

Travis Watkins alleykat at gmail.com
Sun Dec 25 17:29:24 GMT 2005

On 12/25/05, Chris Jones <cmsj at tenshu.net> wrote:
> Why? It uses gstreamer, so surely it would be able to take advantage of
> Fluendo's gstreamer plugin? As would totem, banshee, et al.

Rhythmbox is GPL, gstreamer is LGPL, plugin is neither and not
compatible. When rhythmbox runs gstreamer becomes GPL and it's now
illegal to distribute the binary plugin with it. Totem and banshee
have exceptions in their licensing for this, Rhythmbox doesn't.

Travis Watkins

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