[linux-audio-user] libsndfile - ogg, mp3

Erik de Castro Lopo mle+la at mega-nerd.com
Tue Nov 29 06:21:04 EST 2005

Sampo Savolainen wrote:

> Quoting Erik de Castro Lopo <mle+la at mega-nerd.com>:
> > MP3 has licensing issues and hence will not be included in libsndfile.
> Are there licensing issues both in decoding & encoding, or just encoding?
> Even one way mp3 support in libsndfile would be greatly appreciated.

I've heard that Thompson has attempted to collect license fees from
people distributing a software decoder.

  Erik de Castro Lopo
"Try switching to a distribution that actually ..distributes..
things people need." -- Dave Robillard on Fedora Core

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