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Re: MrSID is patented

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 71.255.128.153] on August 15, 2008 05:34 PM
Because MrSID is proprietary, it can't be freely distributed with GDAL (the library that QGIS uses for raster access). However, it is possible to build MrSID support into GDAL, using a free (as in beer) library from LizardTech.

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