[OT]Software patents end? ??:) light at the end of tunnel

Dale Maggee antisol at internode.on.net
Tue Nov 25 15:09:09 CET 2008

Evgeny Karyakin wrote:
> I think this movement will apply on newly-legalizing patents only, it
> will be too much counterforce against it. Patents is vital for
> software giants, it's just a basis of their market activity and
> relevancy.
> As of recent MP3 issue, open-source community can definitely apply
> just a little bit more willingness and forget about deprecated formats
> in favour of new ones. 

On this note, can anybody point me to a piece of software which will 
mass-convert all my mp3s to ogg at the press of a button? It would need 
to preserve all my ID3 Tags etc. We're talking thousands of files / 
gigabytes of data here...


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