Legal debate could hinder Fluendo MP3 component

Posted by tadelste on Jan 18, 2006 9:43 PM EDT
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A debate sprang up on the Ubuntu developers' mailing list shortly following Fluendo's release of a licensed MP3 plugin for the GStreamer multimedia framework used by Rhythmbox and other media player applications. At issue is whether Ubuntu -- or any distributor -- can ship both the MP3 plugin and a GPL-licensed player that uses it.

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