[MPlayer-dev-eng] license of the w32codecs ?
Hetz Ben Hamo
hetz at kde.org
Fri May 17 14:18:56 CEST 2002
I think a script like that would be very helpful, specially since the popular
Linux distributions don't want to put mplayer into their distribution due to
fear from MS, so a script which can grab and install those codecs would be a
On Friday 17 May 2002 06:19, D Richard Felker III wrote:
> On Fri, May 17, 2002 at 07:40:41AM +0200, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> > Hi,
> > under which license can the w32codecs be used/distributed ?
> > I didn't find anything about this.
> None whatsoever. They're warez. However, many (most?) of them can be
> downloaded from the MS site, so you could write a free script that
> downloads them from there on the end user's system, and package that
> script for distribution... Or if you don't care about nasty lawyers
> you could just distribute the w32codecs file anyway.
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