Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Rhythmbox and our new MP3 plugin

On Wed, Jan 04, 2006 at 08:42:26AM +1000, Jonathan Matthew wrote:
> As much as I dislike software patents, I recognise that making life
> difficult for users doesn't help.  I'd like the clause to be added.

Does that put us in trouble with the Debian project since we're allowing
non-free plugins?

I'm somewhat torn on this.  I don't think we should be encouraging the
use of mp3s due to patent encumberence.

So, I don't think this is a problem but I'd like to see a greater
push on our end to use ogg instead of mp3s..  Perhaps Fluendo can
help to that end? :-) (after they've recouped what they paid for the 


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