[Mageia-dev] gstreamer0.10-faac - package request

jpbfree jpierre.benoit at free.fr
Tue Jun 19 13:54:19 CEST 2012

On 19/06/2012 13:26, Oliver Burger wrote:
> Am 19.06.2012 13:21, schrieb Simple w:
>> 2012/6/19 Sander Lepik<sander.lepik at eesti.ee>:
>>> 19.06.2012 03:29, Philippe DIDIER kirjutas:
>>>> Nevertheless, until it's done and good there's no solution to work on
>>>> mp4 or mpa or aac files with Mageia2 ... and certainly won't either
>>>> with Mageia3 ... people who need that will go elsewhere.
>>> Well, we really can't hold them back. Can we? :)
>> Yes we could :)
>> We would just need to add these packages. I see that Mageia developers
>> want to do things correct, but listen this, i have installed
>> Linuxmint 13 Cinnamon (that uses also ubuntu repos) and i have not
>> added any new repos and i have faac available to install.
>> Couldnt developers in mageia put these kind of packages simply in
>> non-free repository (at least until isnt found a better solution) ?
> No! We do know, others (Ubuntu in this case) do not care about such
> legal/licensing issues, but we do.
> So only because someone else does jump off a building do you jump as well?
> Oliver
Hum; we can also have another viewpoint:
So only because some countries have strange laws about patents and 
copywright the rest of the planet should follow-on!

just a constatation; not pointing at or bashing anyone.

JPB --dreaming of a "country-dependant" distribution

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