On Saturday 07 July 2007, David Boles wrote: >on 7/6/2007 11:18 PM, Thufir wrote: >> On Fri, 06 Jul 2007 19:31:02 +0300, Jonathan Dieter wrote: >>> VLC doesn't have a license from whatever body licenses the MPEG2 >>> standard, therefore, even though they wrote the code themselves, the >>> code is in violation of US patent law (though not US copyright law). >>> >>> If you think this is ridiculous, you are right, but it doesn't change >>> the fact that it's the current state of the law. >> >> I'm going to have to read up on this, it's: >> >> a) fascinating >> b) terrifying >> c) confusing >> d) intricate >> e) about freedom and politics >> >> >> However, it's easier to just open a beer and forget the whole thing, >> which, realistically, I'm more inclined to do... > >*THAT SIR!!!* sounds like one heck of a great idea!!!! > >"Pop a top again. I think I'll have another round" sounds like a good idea. Maybe once or twice, but then I need to check her for ticks... -- Cheers, Gene "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author) Kids, don't gross me off ... "Adventures with MENTAL HYGIENE" can be carried too FAR!