[Ffmpeg-cvslog] [ffmpeg.org]: r40 - trunk/src/legal
Fri Aug 25 15:45:19 CEST 2006
Date: Fri Aug 25 15:45:19 2006
New Revision: 40
Mention that libswscale is GPL as well.
Clarify that the LGPL does not only apply to the libs contained in FFmpeg.
--- trunk/src/legal (original)
+++ trunk/src/legal Fri Aug 25 15:45:19 2006
@@ -14,16 +14,17 @@
FFmpeg is licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public License, or LGPL.
-Essentially, this means that you are allowed to use the FFmpeg library in
+Essentially, this means that you are allowed to use parts of FFmpeg in
your own application, regardless of your application's license. However, if
-you alter the FFmpeg library in any way, <I>and subsequently distribute it</I>,
+you alter a part of FFmpeg in any way, <I>and subsequently distribute it</I>,
you are expected to make those changes available under the LGPL license.
<A HREF="http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/lesser.html">This is the full text of
Be advised that FFmpeg incorporates several modules that are covered under
-The GNU General Public License, notably <I>liba52</I> and <I>libpostproc</I>.
+The GNU General Public License, notably <I>liba52</I>, <I>libpostproc</I>
If you use these components in your project, you are expected to release your
whole application under the GPL if you distribute your project at all.
<A HREF="http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html">This is the full text of
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