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Re: [opensuse] a user call for attention on SuSE's mp3 support issue
  • From: Juergen Weigert <jw@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2007 12:54:12 +0100
  • Message-id: <20070129115412.GS3269@xxxxxxx>
On Jan 28, 07 11:42:21 +0100, Marcus Meissner wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 28, 2007 at 06:35:31PM +0800, Zhang Weiwu wrote:
> > ??? 2007-01-28?????? 10:35 +0100???Marcus Meissner?????????
> >
> > > Ciao, Marcus (not a lawyer, not qualified to give legal advice, not speaking
> > > for Novell, only for himself)
> >
> > 1. is it possible to negociate for a special license for SuSE? Did
> > we tried that? If there is a per unit royalty how did realplayer
> > get their license when number of user is not clear? Would a
> > public petition work?

Tried in many ways, never succeeded.
We haven't lost hope and still probe for more possibilities.
It is obviously a flat fee for RealPlayer. How they did it, I don't know.
They probably pay big money.

> > 2. is it possible to move helix-banshee to default OpenSuSE
> > installation? Which as far as I can guess have no legal concern
>
> I can try to bring this up, and you could too in a openSUSE status meeting.

I'd like to see helix-banshee advertised stronger.
Can't we simply add non-oss repo to the default installation sources?
Btw. We should per default offer more repos anyway ...

cheers,
Jw.

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