[Mesa-dev] S2TC - yet another attempt to solve the "S3TC issue"

Petr Sebor petr at scssoft.com
Tue Aug 9 15:57:08 PDT 2011

On 10.8.2011 0:13, Ian Romanick wrote:
> Two words: contributory infringement.  The Mesa code would be doing
> something that enables something else to infringe.  No distro will ship
> it because it makes them liable.  Don't look for logic or reason or
> sense in the legal system.  You won't find it.

My hope always was that the "something else" is already covered by its 
own license.

... but in such world, I understand that it is better to stay away of 
the trouble
until the problem is legally sorted out. I promise I won't reopen the 
S3TC thread again ;-)


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