[vorbis] Patents and GPL (was: Re: PlusV)

Jack Moffitt jack at xiph.org
Thu Oct 18 13:02:09 PDT 2001

> I think the copyright owner of the GPL'd program could probably sue for
> the obvious GPL violation. Let's take a fairly simple example:

I agree that this might be the case.  But what happens with the
violation is by the author? :)

Ie, in the case of PlusV releasing a patented codec under the GPL or in
the case of LAME or FreeType's authors doing similar things.  What
state is that?


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