[mythtv] Support for .shn (shorten) audio format

Mike Savage mike.savage at datastream.net
Thu Aug 7 11:56:28 EDT 2003


The coders over at shnutils.freeshell.org provide the xmms-shn package under
the GPL (possibly the LGPL, not positive at the moment).  So, if one were to
use the code provided in the xmms-shn package to enable shn playback under
MythMusic, would that not be acceptable?

Mike

-----Original Message-----
From: Isaac Richards [mailto:ijr at po.cwru.edu] 
Sent: Thursday, August 07, 2003 10:40 AM
To: Development of mythtv
Subject: Re: [mythtv] Support for .shn (shorten) audio format


On Thursday 07 August 2003 10:35 am, Mike Savage wrote:
> Just an FYI...
> From shorten source code located at... 
> http://shnutils.freeshell.org/shorten/source/shorten-3.5.1.tar.gz
>
> This software may not be sold or incorporated into any product which 
> is sold without prior permission from SoftSound.  When no charge is 
> made, this software may be copied and distributed freely.

Exactly.  It's certainly not free, or anywhere near compatible with the GPL,

which it would have to be to go into mythmusic.

Isaac
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