[oclug] Fwd: [edlug] Rather Depressing
rod at giffinscientific.com
Fri Mar 18 10:18:25 EST 2005
> "FFmpeg is seriously threatened by software patents due to the numerous
> patented techniques it implements. Also threatened are the many programs
> built upon FFmpeg, like the free software multimedia players MPlayer,
> xine, VLC, avifile, gstreamer"
It's too bad they don't include any method (or request) for programmers to
help them work around the patents they're threatened by as well.
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