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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Software containing patented codecs
  • From: Adrian Schröter <adrian@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2007 10:52:13 +0200
  • Message-id: <200710021052.13625.adrian@xxxxxxx>
On Friday 28 September 2007 20:10:06 wrote Juergen Weigert:
> On Sep 28, 07 18:31:43 +0200, Marcus Meissner wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 28, 2007 at 10:25:33AM -0600, Wade Berrier wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I was under the impression that the build service was not to be used
> > > for patent encumbered software...  is this not the case?
> > >
> > > I'm seeing:
> > >
> > > ffmpeg (project home:enzokiel)
> > > mythtv (project home:zCougar)
> > >
> > > What are the policies about this?
> > >
> > > (If this software is allowed... maybe the packman packages should also
> > > be added?)
> >
> > You point them out, they get deleted ... ;)
>
> Right. We need to delete tar-balls that do not conform to opensuse
> policies.
> Please also notify the contributors of this, so that they
> can rescue their spec files and patches.

Indeed, they are removed now.

Please find a not complete, but helpfull blacklist here:

 http://en.opensuse.org/Application_Black_List


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Adrian Schroeter
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Markus Rex, HRB 16746 (AG Nürnberg)
email: adrian@xxxxxxx

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