Id3tag and lame packages?

Bill Zissimopoulos
Fri Sep 23 20:50:00 GMT 2016

On 9/22/16, 3:35 PM, David Stacey wrote:

>On 22/09/16 22:58, Bill Zissimopoulos wrote:
>> BTW, you mentioned a legal problem. I am seeing that LAME is LGPL
>> and therefore should be eligible for inclusion in Cygwin(?).
>No, there are plenty of LGPL packages in Cygwin. The problem with LAME
>is that it still has a number of active patents. [1] is a good write-up
>describing the problem, and said patents are enumerated in [2].
>[1] -
>[2] -

Thank you, David. My apologies for the late response, my junk filters have
a mind of their own.


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