[techtalk] Re: DVD-ROM on Linux?

Kelly Lynn Martin kelly at poverty.bloomington.in.us
Sat Dec 18 16:11:42 EST 1999

On Sun, 19 Dec 1999 02:15:52 -0500, coder <coderman at mindspring.com> said:

>You can play DVD's on linux / BSD / other systems with software
>decoders.  These are not as efficient as hardware decrpytion
>(obviously), but they do allow you to play the movies from hard disk
>or other medium.

Is that legal, though?  What's the terms on software implementations
of the decoding algorithm?


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