[MPlayer-users] Compiling in CYGWIN
lgb at lgb.hu
Sat Oct 20 16:33:42 CEST 2001
On Sat, Oct 20, 2001 at 04:14:45PM +0200, Arpi wrote:
> atmos did a lots of changes in both makefiles and sources to get it
> compile. these are not commited and won't be soon.
> in the other hand, we should *never* release win32 version.
> microsoft and others aren't interested _while_ we are under linux.
> but if we release a program for windows, which is able to play
> their propiertary asf and wvm files, ignoring their copyprotection etc,
> and even faster than their commercial stuff, they won't be happy and
> may force us to remove asf and dll support as they did with virtualdub,
> or even worse: send us to jail...
Hmmm, I don't think so it's possible in Hungary. I'm not a jurist but
even Microsoft's licences can be considered as illegal in Hungary from
the point of view of Hungarian laws. But I don't care about windows either
so this mail was only a theoretical one :)
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