[mythtv-users] alternate profile for Videos that won't play using VDPAU

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Thu Nov 10 15:12:17 UTC 2011

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ian Clark" <mrrooster at gmail.com>

> On 9 November 2011 21:34, Stefan D <raptorjr08 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Or if they are legal dowload but x-rated, then you are on your own
> > also.
> >>
> >> If not, create a small sample of the video, upload it somewhere and
> >> link it from the ticket.
> >>
> ^--- Ironically, doing this is almost certainly illegal. (Unless you
> own the copyright of course)

In fact, I think that both copyright law *and* the DMCA permit the specified
action ("cut out a small clip that demonstrates that my player won't play your
specific file, so that I can fix my player to play your file").

-- jra
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