[MPlayer-dev-eng] New customer: SCO / copyright infringement

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Fri Apr 27 14:14:44 CEST 2007

On Fri, Apr 27, 2007 at 02:01:36PM +0200, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> I just read this German article about a company distributing mplayer
> binaries together with Microsofts dmo libraries:
> http://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/88956
> In short: SCO offers its UnixWare and SCO OpenServer customers mplayer
> binaries to download:
> http://www.sco.com/products/docs/MPlayer%20for%20UW714%20&%20OSR6-FINAL.pdf
> They include, says heise.de, wma9dmod.dll, wmadmod.dll, wmspdmod.dll,
> wmv9dmod.dll and wmvdmod.dll.

SCO is in cahoots with MS so what's the problem?  They'll hardly get
sued for distributing those files, maybe they're even doing it with
permission.  Nothing that concerns us in any case.


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