[vlc-devel] Re: libdts (was Re: [Ffmpeg-devel] Patent Infrigument)
diego at biurrun.de
Sat Apr 9 13:07:35 CEST 2005
On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 10:52:37AM +0200, Attila Kinali wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Apr 2005 23:30:28 +0200
> Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 06, 2005 at 05:32:40PM +0200, Måns Rullgård wrote:
> > > Antoine Cellerier <dionoea at via.ecp.fr> writes:
> > > > The letter from DTS clearly mentioned that what they did not like was
> > > > that we hosted freely available implementations of a DTS decoder on the
> > > > download servers. I guess you could move the downloads somewhere else
> > > > (along with the svn).
> > >
> > > Exactly what I've been suggesting. Does anyone know a suitable
> > > country, or better yet, a nice server in a suitable country?
> > Switzerland might be an option, maybe Attila Kinali can find a way to
> > host it. Attila, what do you say?
> I already offered to host libdts on the SUUG (www.suug.ch) server
> a while back. Though our (ie, Sam Hocevar, Thomas Graf and me)
> discussion ended with the agreement that we leave it for the
> moment to not further upset DTS to keep the door open for an
> amicable solution between DTS and ECP.
> If you want we can host libdts on our server including svn and
> mailinglists. It all depends on you.
How long ago was this? If negotiations between DTS and ECP haven't made
any progress I suggest you to seriously consider taking up Attila's
offer. DTS decoding capabilities are important for free software and
giving in to patent threats does not help the community.
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