[gst-devel] H.264 encoder for Debian
felipe.contreras at gmail.com
Sat Apr 25 17:21:45 CEST 2009
On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 6:08 PM, Tim-Philipp Müller <t.i.m at zen.co.uk> wrote:
> On Sat, 2009-04-25 at 17:27 +0300, Felipe Contreras wrote:
>> > Debian has removed the H264 encoder plugin from the
>> > gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad package for legal reasons.
>> > They think it might be a problem according to Software patents
>> That would be 'ugly', 'bad' means the quality is not so good.
> I think he was referring to the x264enc plugin, which is in
> gst-plugins-bad and which Debian doesn't ship.
Yes, but it's in 'bad' because of bad quality, not because of legal
reasons. For legal reasons plugins go to 'ugly'. That's what I was
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