[Ffmpeg-devel] (L)GPLed yuv2rgb code
Sat Dec 23 03:27:00 CET 2006
On Fri, 22 Dec 2006, Michel Lespinasse wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 15, 2006 at 04:05:27PM +0100, Luca Abeni wrote:
> > If so, I'll add the LGPL license header (with "Copyright (C) 2001-2006
> > Michael Niedermayer" and "Copyright (C) 2006 Luca Abeni").
> FYI, the code you attached (quoted below) looks very much like stuff
> I wrote around 1998/1999 under a GPL licence and which can be currently\
> found on the videolan svn server at
The code you linked to looks to be nearly identical to this code here:
It's from mpeg2dec-0.1.7 and claims copyright 1999-2000 Aaron Holtzman. Of
course that doesn't necessarily mean Aaron Holtzman wrote it. I've found
my code with someone else's copyright on it when they didn't write a single
line. But this does appear to be the oldest version of the code I could
find, which is used all over the place. I haven't found a version of
mpeg2dec older than 0.1.7 to see just how "new" the "new yuv2rgb code"
mentioned in the changelog for 0.1.7 really is. Sometimes people think
changing a variable name makes something new.
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