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Subject: Re: MP3 Licensing change
From: Björn Stenberg (bjorn_at_haxx.se)
Date: 2002-08-29


Leif Sawyer wrote:
> With the recent reversal of licensing for MP3 decoders, what
> is the impact on RockBox?

Nothing. We don't distribute an mp3 decoder nor encoder. All mp3 work is handled by the Micronas chips, for which Micronas is paying the licenses.

> If there is a perceived issue, will this spearhead any work
> on OGG support, even though such a task might be extremely cumbersome?

The lack of Ogg support is not because it's "cumbersome". It's because it's impossible. Nothing short of a miracle will help.

-- 
Björn



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