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Old 12-01-2007, 06:03 PM
Greg K Nicholson
Default Patent issues with automatic codec installation (was: Automatic installation of DVD CSS support)

> Perhaps a good compromise would be to default to Codec Buddy and have
> a button for "Multiverse Codecs". When the user clicks the button,
> they could be presented with a message *actively discouraging* them
> from using the multiverse versions and highlighting that they are
> likely to break the law if they do so.
They aren't *likely* to break the law; lots of people live in countries
without software patent legislation.

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