[MPlayer-users] ASF patenting ?

Kylus kylus at pizzle.org
Thu Jul 11 16:02:01 CEST 2002

On Thu, Jul 11, 2002 at 03:55:51PM +0200, Arpi [arpi at thot.banki.hu] wrote:
> no
> dlls are codecs, the format is reverse engineered.

As I suspected, I'm wrong ;)

> probably they won't like it, but as mplayer doesn't run on windows yet, they
> don't care. as soon as win32 port is done, we may get conflict with m$,
> it's the no.1 reason i'm against win32 port...

That's a good enough reason for me. Windows doesn't have a problem with
playing multimedia files. Personally I think efforts should remain on
making mplayer even more robust for non-windows OSes. :)


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