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Re: [gNewSense-users] codec faq

From: Luis A. Guzman Garcia
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] codec faq
Date: Thu, 21 May 2009 12:43:39 -0500

El jue, 21-05-2009 a las 13:50 +0200, Sam Geeraerts escribió:
> Dmitri Gabinski schreef:
> > Thu, 21 May 2009 11:51:03 +0200, Sam Geeraerts <address@hidden> 
> > skribis:
> > 
> >> Having VLC and mplayer in our repo would be useful.
> > 
> > Mplayer is not free, is it? Vlc requires installing codecs for non-free 
> > formats, doesn’t it? Or I’m missing something?
> Mplayer was in Debian's non-free section for a long time, but I don't 
> remember if that was because of patents or because of non-free bits. 
> It's in the main section now, so it's probably completely free now.
> gNewSense has no policy regarding encumbered media formats, so we don't 
> have to exclude codecs for them. We only have to make sure those codecs 
> are free software.

Maybe using this repos could help a bit.

Keep the software freedom! :)
Luis A. Guzman Garcia <address@hidden>

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