[MPlayer-users] rant

Arpi arpi at thot.banki.hu
Mon Oct 8 20:22:27 CEST 2001


> > It doesn't matter. If you don't like the license, write a better one or
> > don't use mplayer. Is it simple enough?
> I am not allowed to decide the license of mplayer, only the developers
you are allowed to create a license, if it's usefull we'll accept it.

> are. What I, and other people, have proposed is that mplayer's license
> allowes distribution of binaries. Just state in the docs that you do not
> support such binaries, and ignore such bugreports when they arrive. Is
> *that* so hard to understand and accept?
yes. Because we DO NOT WANT to see any binaries distributed. LGB described
in details why (either it's broken/incompatible or compiled to 386 with very
minimal feature list so mplayer looks like a shit proggy)

A'rpi / Astral & ESP-team

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