[Dev] [GNU-linux-libre] Clementine music player
fauno at kiwwwi.com.ar
Thu Mar 29 16:43:51 GMT 2012
On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 12:43:19 -0300, Leo <leo at kde.org.ar> wrote:
> On Thursday 29 March 2012 11:47 Nicolás Reynolds wrote:
> > On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 21:30:16 +1100, Karl Goetz <karl at kgoetz.id.au> wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > > I noticed an email on fedora-legal about the Clementine music player,
> > > and I was wondering if someone had any direct experience with it.
> > >
> > > The relevant part of the mail is:
> > > > The application uses Spotify's trademarks and their copyrighted logo
> > > > and suggests that the user pull in a proprietary application called
> > > > "Spotify Core" to use the feature. This effectively makes the feature
> > > > a stub that pulls in proprietary software.
> > >
> > > Is Clementine in your distro? could you check if this is a general
> > > problem, or just specific to fedora/their release ?
> > > thanks,
> > > kk
> > we confirmed this on parabola (i installed it myself) and we
> > blacklisted it, but apparently forgot to drop it here, sorry :|
> This anti-feature can be turned off at compile time.
> A few days ago (before this thread was started) I was surprised to see it
> blacklisted in Parabola so I read a bit about it.
> The spotify stuff can be disabled at build time with these flags: -
> DENABLE_SPOTIFY=OFF -DENABLE_SPOTIFY_BLOB=OFF
> I think that's what Parabola did (I saw there's a Clementine-libre in the
> A thing that wasn't mentioned is that Clementine has some extras (background
> tracks to play along with whatever audio file we're playing at the moment). At
> least one of these extras is licensed as CC Sampling+, which, as far as I
> know, is nonfree. The extra I'm talking about is rainymood . I don't know
> if that can be disabled at compilation time.
> I actually think the rainymood idea is a cool one, so it's a bad thing about
> the license. Also, Clementine is a really good music player, so it's a pity
> that they do things like these that get it pulled out of distros.
>  http://www.rainymood.com/legal.php
mmm no, but the source tarball should be cleaned up too.
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