[Ffmpeg-devel] Legal questions...

Mat heavensdoor78
Tue Oct 4 14:57:56 CEST 2005

Diego Biurrun wrote:

>Nobody here has bothered to read through all the patents in the
>multimedia area, nor will anybody.  The consensus is pretty much that
>multimedia is patent minefield with many many overbroad patents that are
>impossible to avoid.  Whether any of them would survive a court battle
>is doubtful, but nobody has time and money to spare in order to find out.
Sure... but this is valid also in Europe ?
The point of my question is this.

If you don't know the answer don't write me: "Ask a lawyer"

My question is related to ffmpeg / libavcodec / libavformat / codecs / 
licenses so I asked here.
If I can't get an answer I will try somewhere else.

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