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Re: [opensuse] a user call for attention on SuSE's mp3 support issue
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 28 Jan 2007 10:55:47 +0100
  • Message-id: <200701281055.47486.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 28 January 2007 04:53, John Andersen wrote:
> Further, since the patent holders of mp3 state on their web page that you
> DO NOT NEED A LICENSE for home use I would like Novell to make
> available repositories that are FREE but never included in their boxed
> sets which overcome and reverse all crippling.

But such a repository would be illegal, since it qualifies as distribution.

Packman is a repository made by home users for home users. With the current
legal situation, I suspect it's as close as you will get

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