[oclug] Fwd: [edlug] Rather Depressing
sphex at sympatico.ca
Fri Mar 18 18:38:59 EST 2005
Rod Giffin wrote:
>>"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.
That is what a patent forbids.
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