Qtopia Phone Licensing Issue

Holger Freyther zecke at openmoko.org
Tue Apr 1 17:16:30 CEST 2008

On Tuesday 01 April 2008 16:35:30 Graeme Gregory wrote:

> > What do we currently need libamr for? Can we just disable use of the
> > library right now? Where and how is the speech codec used?
> According to Holger it is used for the memo recorder. I guess it can
> probably be hacked out of the source until some licensing guru
> investigates libamr fully.
> Personally I would rate libamr as the more urgent issue as its a true
> unknown, openssl is just a mess that has been around for your and no-one
> has gone suing over it.

The only place linking against libamr is a codec plugin in 
src/3rdparty/plugins/codecs. We don't need to install this codec and libamr 
and we are fine. Yes, voice memo recording might not work but I'm sure wav 
recording would work anyway.


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