[ros-dev] Re: [ros-svn] [mbosma] 20952: Delete libjpeg because sedwards and greatlord thought we should wait with jpeg support until the patent expired. If someone got a different opinion please take the issue to ros-dev.

Magnus Olsen magnus at itkonsult-olsen.com
Fri Jan 20 18:17:55 CET 2006


HI
I am sick of this talk in ros
this question alwasy comes back each month about seh, jpg and some other
pantent

SEH panrtet is not affect ros, we handler it diffent.

jpg pentent will end at end of oct this hear first then we can implement jpg
support in ros

scrobars pantent was first pantent by apple and later it was invaild,

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "mf" <mf at mufunyo.net>
To: "ReactOS Development List" <ros-dev at reactos.org>
Sent: den 20 January 2006 18:05
Subject: [ros-dev] Re: [ros-svn] [mbosma] 20952: Delete libjpeg because
sedwards and greatlord thought we should wait with jpeg support until the
patent expired. If someone got a different opinion please take the issue to
ros-dev.


> Hi folks,
>
>  > Delete libjpeg because sedwards and greatlord thought we should wait
> with jpeg support until the patent expired. If someone got a different
> opinion please take the issue to ros-dev.
>  >
>  >
>  > Deleted files:
>  > vendor/libjpeg/
>
> I hereby "take the issue to ros-dev", because I have a different
> opinion. ReactOS is filled with patented (to more and lesser extent,
> ranging from SEH to scrollbars, I kid you not) features, and I believe
> it is hypocritical to simply remove one of them. I don't know the
> details on the libjpeg patent, but I do know that linux distributions
> use libjpeg as well, and I haven't seen them remove it yet. I officially
> request a vote to revert this commit.
>
> Thanks for reading,
>
> mf.
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