On Fri, 2010-11-19 at 14:54 -0500, Jeff Mahoney wrote:
So, we already pull in flash player. We already pull in the MS TrueType fonts. We already provide infrastructure to automatically locate and install firmware for several devices that require firmware that can't be freely redistributed.
None of that is covered by patents. The "distribution" is all done by the original sources, even though we provide the links.
Multimedia codecs are patented - not safe. Have the discussion with legal
SuSE used to ship mp3 codecs - that stopped for a reason