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Re: Ripping CDs in KDE - Can it Get ANY Easier?

After takin' a swig o' grog, Tim Smith belched out
  this bit o' wisdom:

> In article <AuYNk.49116$IB6.22317@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
>  Chris Ahlstrom <linonut@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> After takin' a swig o' grog, Tim Smith belched out
>>   this bit o' wisdom:
>> 
>> > In article <1950211.3VK5ZIH5Wu@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
>> >  Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> >> *Drag and drop the directory called MP3 (or Ogg) where you want it and 
>> >> bam!  >> >> All >> >> done.
>> >
>> > MP3?  MP3!?  You've told us numerous times that Linux can't handle MP3 
>> > playback, so why would anyone want to RIP their CDs into MP3 files?
>> 
>> You may now provide a message ID to prove that claim.
>
> You may find his claims here:
>
>    <http://www.boycottnovell.com/>
>
> Generally, they are in stories about media companies distributing things 
> in MP3, or otherwise supporting MP3, which Roy criticizes on the grounds 
> that this excludes Linux users.

Lack of a message ID or link noted.

Also noted is your conflation of technical issues with intellectual property
issues.

You need more clarity and specificity here.  Searching that site above for MP3
seems to bring up references to IRC logs.  Worse than trying to read the
Congressional Record.

You're reaching, and it is obvious.

-- 
Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people.
		-- W. C. Fields

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