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Re: [gNewSense-users] Rhythmbox mp3 support [solved]

From: Matthew Flaschen
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Rhythmbox mp3 support [solved]
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2007 01:30:16 -0400
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Michael Stevens wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 26, 2007 at 06:44:38PM -0400, Matthew Flaschen wrote:
>> gNewSense does not have any policy to specifically exclude mp3 codecs.
>> However, multiverse is excluded, and that's where most of the codecs
>> are.  Existing codecs (typically in universe) probably won't be removed.
> The wiki says "MP3 is a patented technology. Ergo MP3 codecs should
> not be in gNewSense by default.

First, I don't know who wrote that but I guess that depends on what
"default" means.  MP3 is in the repos, but it isn't installed by default.

Matt Flaschen

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