[arch-dev-public] License rebuild: last step
pierre at archlinux.de
Mon May 4 04:53:55 EDT 2009
Am Montag, 4. Mai 2009 08:43:10 schrieb Eric Bélanger:
> We could. But these codecs were made by big companies with money and
> lawyers and they care about licensing issues much more than the
> creators of vim plugins, say. I'm thinking that it might be better to
> have something more explicit. If the consensus is that "unknown" is
> OK, then we could go with it.
Imho we should just remove the codecs package. These days you can play all
files nicely with mplayer/ffmpeg. Afaik this pacakges includes some dlls from
Windows, QuickTime, RealPlayer etc.. Its very likely that distribution is just
So in the end we have a pacakge with an unclear license and which is not
really used by anything. It should be save to move it to AUR.
PS: Its also available for i686 only; the x86_64 one is nearly empty.
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