[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Dynamic plugins loading

Jason Garrett-Glaser darkshikari
Wed Nov 3 12:02:14 CET 2010

On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 3:53 AM, Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org> wrote:
> Hello,
> On Tue, Nov 02, 2010 at 11:40:34PM +0200, Felipe Contreras wrote :
>> No. It's their own specific circumstances that allows them to use
>> FFmpeg. Fedora has taken a stance against software that can be patent
>> encumbered. Neither Ubuntu, Google, and VLC have any philosophical
>> issues with patented codecs, so they can use FFmpeg just fine.
> How can Fedora run at all when menus, double-click and most part of UIs
> are patented?

Freetards are only against "patented software" when it serves their
agenda.  When someone points out that their software violates patents,
those cases don't matter.  It's only when software they don't like
violates patents that they oppose it.

Dark Shikari

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