[QtMoko] New debian images

Ali alishams at interchange.ubc.ca
Sat Jun 13 11:41:39 CEST 2009

On Sat, 2009-06-13 at 09:57 +0200, Radek Polak wrote:
> Just one question is open for me. I see that libmad is now build by
> default, but i am not sure if it is ok to distribute such images
> because of patent issues. That's why also why i distribute qmplayer
> without mplayer binary. So i can either remove libmad before i make
> new release (no problem for me) - or is there any better way how to
> handle this patent crap stuff?

I say build it in (I don't think we can do mp3 ringtones easily without
it... or does qmplayer take care of that too)? Worse case scenario
Thompson or whichever jerk owns the patent sends a takedown notice and
you go back to leaving it out. If you insist everything is 100% legal,
http://www.softwarefreedom.org/ may be able to help us out. It may even
count as legit legal advice. If you don't feel like talking to them, I
can do it on your/qt* behalf.

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