[ITP] libmad/libmad0/libmad-devel: A high-quality MPEG audio decoder

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Wed Sep 7 16:44:00 GMT 2005

On Sep  7 18:11, Dr. Volker Zell wrote:
> Hi
> I would like to contribute and maintain the libmad/libmad0/libmad-devel packages:
>  * http://www.underbit.com/products/mad/ (Homepage)
>  * ftp://ftp.mars.org/pub/mpeg/  (Download location) 
> Ciao
>   Volker
> --
> Here are the setup.hint files:
> libmad:
> =======
> sdesc: "A high-quality MPEG audio decoder"
> ldesc: "MAD (libmad) is a high-quality MPEG audio decoder. It currently supports
> MPEG-1 and the MPEG-2 extension to Lower Sampling Frequencies, as well as
> the so-called MPEG 2.5 format. All three audio layers (Layer I, Layer II,
> and Layer III a.k.a. MP3) are fully implemented.

Is it safe to assume that we don't get into trouble due to patenting,
intellectual property, or any other related crap?

I have a working version of LAME compiled and ready for distribution
on my local box, but I'm reluctant to put this into the distro for
the above reasons.


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