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Not a bad compromise...but it could be better.

Posted by: Anonymous [ip:] on October 31, 2007 08:04 PM
This is a pretty good idea in my opinion. Those who are philosophically dedicated to only using free media formats and players can. Those who want to use restricted formats are directed to a place where the necessary components are for sale. Everything is legal and above the board.

My complaint is that I'd like to be able to buy legal codecs -- from Fluendo or anyone else -- that work with Mplayer and other well-established media players. I don't want to be locked into using Fluendo's player.


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