[PLUG] legality of restricted formats in India

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Thu Oct 11 00:01:41 PDT 2007


Amit Karpe wrote:
> Hi ,
>          Some one ask me to take care for " legality of restricted formats " .
> Please suggest me I want to include "xmms" and "mplayer" with all
> needed codec in CS Ubuntu Distro .  Is this Legal in India ?
> If no them suggest me some alternatives .

They are since patents on software is not valid in India. However 
win32codecs aren't and you would need to use ffmpeg.

Rahul



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