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Re: [SLE] Watching DVD on SuSE 10
  • From: "Fred A. Miller" <fmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2005 11:07:32 -0400
  • Message-id: <200510181107.32455.fmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 16 October 2005 3:27 pm, James Knott wrote:
> Ken Schneider wrote:
> > Think of it this way, does MS include encrypted DVD playback software
> > with their install CD, of course not but you expect SUSE or any other
> > linux distribution to, why? Contact a company that sells DVD playback
> > software and nag them to provide a linux version.
>
> Actually, who actually owns the licence for such software? Is it
> actually the distributors of such software? Or is it the movie studios
> etc? If the owner is Linux hostile (perhaps encouraged by MS) they may
> not want to permit Linux versions, paid or otherwise.

M$ "hostile?" Hehehehe.......you KNOW it is!!

Fred

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