[theora] theora video plugin ? videolan plugin?

Remco remco47 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 27 14:28:26 PDT 2010

On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 22:08, Twisted Lincoln, Inc.
<forum at twistedlincoln.com> wrote:
> I'd be very interested in knowing if there is a way to easily remove support
> for patent encumbered codecs in FFMPEG (and by extension, VLC).  I've been
> trying to manually remove the codecs one at a time, but there are so many
> it's taking forever...
> My plan is to eventually maintain a free format only fork of FFMPEG to use
> as the basis of creating legally distributable variants of the various
> FFMPEG powered projects (like VLC).
> Has anyone else looked into this?

Debian seems to have such a fork:


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