Fluendo MP3 GStreamer Plugin in Main for Dapper?

Mike Douglas mike.douglas at gmail.com
Tue Dec 27 10:33:26 GMT 2005

On 12/27/05, Dennis Kaarsemaker <dennis at kaarsemaker.net> wrote:
> It is indeed still not completely free (as far as I understand it ubuntu
> users are still not allowed to modify the source provided by Ubuntu and
> distribute that source or the resulting binaries).

This applies to any software currently covered by a patent, not just
Fluendo's mp3 decoder. If we started to exclude software on those
grounds, we might as well distribute Ubuntu on a floppy.


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