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Re: Fedora's way forward



Jeff Spaleta <jspaleta gmail com>:
> On 3/28/06, Alan Cox <alan redhat com> wrote:
> > I suggest you consult lawyers. Frauenhofer have claimed player royalties
> > and quite actively.
> 
> Other than to talk to a lawyer, which is always the authorative action
> to take on any issues involving questions of legal risk.... is there
> any instructive references that could be cited in layperson oriented
> documentation as to why mp3 playback support isn't included?

Yes, I'd like to see an authoritative source for Alan's assertion.

I did quite a bit of web research before making my statement.  If
Fraunhofer has made claims on decoders, this fact is unknown (or not
disclosed) by any of the major decoder implementors.
-- 
		<a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/";>Eric S. Raymond</a>


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