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From: Jon Lech Johansen <jon@...>
Subject: Re: avifile ebuild requires divx4linux and win32codecs on x86
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2003 14:44:01 +0200
On Fri, Apr 25, 2003 at 06:57:42AM +0200, Tony Clark (tclark@...) wrote:
> Before making a storm in a teacup why haven't you gone to microsoft's site and
 
> see what you have to chick to download or licensing terms, cause if you did 
> you would see it is nada, ingenting,nothing etc, at least from the link I 
> first found.
> http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=73C47878-20D0-4C1A-96F4-177D7E0074B7

I haven't disputed that some codecs are legally available with no
license.

Copyrighted works which do not include a license are still protected by
copyright law, and redistributing said works would be copyright
infringement.

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jon@...
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