[PLUG] legality of restricted formats in India

Amit Karpe amitkarpe at gmail.com
Thu Oct 11 01:14:36 PDT 2007


On 10/11/07, Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> 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.

Thanks .
So we are free in India .
Lets hopes India won't accept "patents on software" .

>
> Rahul
>
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Amit.



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