Re: twolame - legal

2012-08-17 Thread Nikos Roussos
On Thu, 2012-08-16 at 09:47 -0400, Tom Callaway wrote: On 08/16/2012 05:27 AM, Nikos Roussos wrote: I happened to notice that twolame is currently on rpmfusion. Is there a legal reason for that? twolame is an MP2 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer II) encoder (not mp3), which seems to be a free (as

Re: twolame - legal

2012-08-17 Thread Peter Lemenkov
2012/8/17 Nikos Roussos comzer...@fedoraproject.org: Yes, I assumed so. I'm mostly asking why, because it seems that there is no patent infringement issue with twolame. IANAL but I'd like to remind that is' extremely dangerous and stupid to ask for the list of possible infringing patents

Re: twolame - legal

2012-08-17 Thread Julian Leyh
2012/8/17 Nikos Roussos comzer...@fedoraproject.org: On Thu, 2012-08-16 at 09:47 -0400, Tom Callaway wrote: On 08/16/2012 05:27 AM, Nikos Roussos wrote: I happened to notice that twolame is currently on rpmfusion. Is there a legal reason for that? twolame is an MP2 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer II)

twolame - legal

2012-08-16 Thread Nikos Roussos
I happened to notice that twolame is currently on rpmfusion. Is there a legal reason for that? twolame is an MP2 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer II) encoder (not mp3), which seems to be a free (as free of patents) codec. There was a similar discussion on Debian and they concluded that it's ok to have it on

Re: twolame - legal

2012-08-16 Thread Tom Callaway
On 08/16/2012 05:27 AM, Nikos Roussos wrote: I happened to notice that twolame is currently on rpmfusion. Is there a legal reason for that? twolame is an MP2 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer II) encoder (not mp3), which seems to be a free (as free of patents) codec. There was a similar discussion on

Re: twolame - legal

2012-08-16 Thread Gregory Maxwell
On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 5:27 AM, Nikos Roussos comzer...@fedoraproject.org wrote: I happened to notice that twolame is currently on rpmfusion. Is there a legal reason for that? twolame is an MP2 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer II) encoder (not mp3), which seems to be a free (as free of patents) codec.