[MPlayer-users] GPL Violation in Medion MD86597 Mediaplayer

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Wed Nov 7 14:51:22 CET 2012

Nicolas George <nicolas.george <at> normalesup.org> writes:

> Le septidi 17 brumaire, an CCXXI, Carl Eugen Hoyos a écrit :
> > But I wonder if distributing a file called 
> > libdrm.so is compatible with the GPL ....
> I am not sure whether this is a joke or not, so for the record:
> In this context, DRM stands probably for Direct Rendering 
> Manager rather than Digital Rights Management.

In this context (the actual MPlayer sources that Medion 
offers for download), DRM stands for Digital Rights 
Sources for the provided (binary) library may be part 
of the tarball, I cannot say for sure.

Carl Eugen

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