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Re: playing mpeg has cone screwey.



Aaron Konstam wrote:
OK, installing those extra rpms make totem work. But that leaves us with
two questions:
1. Why did the displaying of the videos work until yesterday?

I have no idea.

2. If these rpms are necessary to make totem work why are they not
installed as dependencies when totem is installed?

By default, Fedora includes support for open and non patent encumbered formats via gstreamer and xine. The additional codecs are included in other third party repositories and they are optional. Fedora cannot include them for well known reasons as I have explained in length to you before.

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/ForbiddenItems

Rahul


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