[Ffmpeg-devel] [Ffmpeg-devel-old] why not have h264 encoder in the libavcodec?

Rich Felker dalias
Tue Nov 8 16:29:56 CET 2005

On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 02:37:27PM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 02:27:08PM +0100, Maarten Daniels wrote:
> > 
> > I think quite some people are willing to spend time on improving and 
> > testing the H264 encoder if the license is changed to LGPL.
> I have seen some people here claim that the LGPL is the "better" license
> and argue in favor of having everything LGPL.  I have, however, not seen
> them contribute more than 5 lines of code.

Exactly. Because LGPL is the license of leechers who want to make
proprietary software using other people's hard work, and GPL is the
license of people who want free software to make proprietary software


More information about the ffmpeg-devel mailing list