On 2016-11-11 13:15, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
On 2016-11-11 08:43, Tom Callaway wrote:
> We cannot comment on specific patents, not now, not ever. Red Hat has
> determined that it is now acceptable for Fedora to include MP3 decoding
> functionality (not specific to any implementation, or binding by any
> unseen agreement). Encoding functionality is not permitted at this time.
> I hope this helps.
To a degree. Could we get a confirmation that the following software
could therefore be added, should a maintainer be so interested:
Also, for the sake of clarity, what is the status of:
* MPEG-1 Audio Layer II (MP2) encoding (e.g. twolame)?
* MPEG-1 video decoding (e.g. smpeg, which also includes MP3 decoding)?
Oh, and also:
* MPEG-2 video decoding (e.g. libmpeg2)?
Software Engineer - Platform Enablement Group
Red Hat, Inc.