[CrackMonkey] new vorbis article
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Fri Jun 15 11:35:29 PDT 2001
>>>>> "SDS" == Seth David Schoen <schoen at loyalty.org> writes:
SDS> mike dillon writes:
>> yeah, there's still all those patents to deal with. what i
>> think somebody should do is come up with their own digital
>> audio compression scheme and file format and release it without
>> any "intellectual property" restrictions. i think if we found
>> the right people, we could have everything working well and
>> ready for release in about two or three years.
SDS> But that's not enough: we need a complete free operating
SDS> system, so the users can have freedom.
Not only that, we must beware of those who would attempt to make the
secondary effects of thie revolutionary type of software licensing its
raison d'etre. We must remember: it doesn't have to be good, but it
must be free. When it is free, we can make it good ourselves.
"Love and understanding are the ultimate crimes."
-- Eamon DeValera
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