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Re: Why not to create Fedora-us and Fedora-non-us branches?



Gregory Maxwell wrote:
> Codec patents are generally not 'software patents' in the common
> patent-speak meaning of the words.

But they most likely cannot be enforced against pure software. However, in
some European countries (e.g. Germany), you can get in trouble for shipping
things like hardware MP3 players without a license (even if the MP3 codec
is implemented in software), some devices got confiscated at CeBit.

        Kevin Kofler


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