Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Martin Schlemmer <azarah@g.o>
To: jon@××××××××.net
Cc: Gentoo-Dev <gentoo-dev@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] avifile ebuild requires divx4linux and win32codecs on x86
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2003 00:04:07
Message-Id: 1051488112.4449.49.camel@nosferatu.lan
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] avifile ebuild requires divx4linux and win32codecs on x86 by Jon Lech Johansen
On Mon, 2003-04-28 at 01:43, Jon Lech Johansen wrote:

> The legal issue at hand is very simple: > > The mplayer project (and Gentoo mirrors) is distributing win32 codecs > which are copyrighted by Microsoft, Apple and others. Which license > agreements permit this distribution?
Right, so we just change it not to mirror, and remove all the tarballs on the mirrors. -- Martin Schlemmer Gentoo Linux Developer, Desktop/System Team Developer Cape Town, South Africa

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