TagLib 1.5 Release

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Mon Feb 25 15:12:58 CET 2008

Scott Wheeler wrote:

> Rex Dieter wrote:
>> Can't speak for asf, but I can vouch that at least for fedora, legal
>> reviewed mp4, and determined that the mp4 container isn't encumbered, and
>> that metadata parsing, manipulation is kosher (outside of actual
>> decoding). This is how many distros include libmp4v2.

> What would it take to get them to do a quick review on ASF?  It would be
> wonderful if it were possible to get an answer from them on that.

Sure, I'll see what I can do.
> I'm more worried about TagLib being not included in distributions if 
> it moves over into legal gray area.

In the meantime, maybe just make the asf support optional (default =
disabled), so distros/end-users can choose for themselves to take the risk
or not?

-- Rex

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