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Re: kmplayer but not mplayer???



On 10/15/2009 01:30 PM, Gianluca Cecchi wrote:
> Hello,
> mplayer is in rpmfusion while its front-end kmplayer is in F11 repo 
> ...  what is the sense?
> In F12 beta it seems the same thing.
> Any particular reason for not having mplayer in Fedora itself?
> It seems not due to license, as on its home page:
> 
> MPlayer is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under
> the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free
> Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your
> option) any later version.

It is not due to the license. It is due software patents.

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Software_Patents

Rahul


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