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Re: MPEG-1 read support



On Mon, 16 Mar 2009 11:36:19 +0100
"Stanisław T. Findeisen" <sf181257 students mimuw edu pl> wrote:

> Why doesn't Fedora have MPEG-1 support (playing)?
> 
> Here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MPEG-1#Patents they say: "MPEG-1 
> video and Layer I/II audio may be able to be implemented without payment 
> of license fees.". And it looks that there are various GPL 
> programs/codecs ready.
> 
> So what's the problem?

Please remember Wackipedia is often simply the collected urban
legends, misunderstandings and general cluelessness of its contributors.
What Wackipedia has to say and what the actual situation (reviewed by
people competent to give legal opinions) is are often quite different.



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