[Grml] mplayer in grml

Nico Golde nico at ngolde.de
Sat Sep 25 12:50:39 CEST 2004

Hallo Michael,

* Michael Prokop <mika at grml.org> [2004-09-25 11:58]:
> * Nico Golde <nico at ngolde.de> [20040923 14:15]:
> > * Michael Prokop <mika at grml.org> [2004-09-23 13:34]:
> > > > why is mplayer going to be installed on grml?
> > > > i know this is a great program, but you know that it isnt debian
> > > > compliant because of its license?
> > > Call it a bug. ;-)
> > i am not shure what to use instead of mplayer. does anyone know another
> > video player for text mode?
> I don't think there is a better solution than mplayer for playing
> videos. ;-)
> Today we had our devel-meeting (I'll post some more information on
> it in the next days). All of us would like to see mplayer integrated
> in grml.

ok me too :)

> But we are not sure what would be the consequences if grml provides
> mplayer (and w32codecs?). Is it not to be compliant to DSFG (Debian
> Free Software Guidelines) so it can't be considered as a CDD (Custom
> Debian Distribution) or are there any (other/more) legal issues we
> should think of?

in my opinion this is the only thing, but a very important too.
nevertheless, i will use mplayer too.
regards nico
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