[Ffmpeg-devel] FFmpeg naming and logo

Rich Felker dalias
Fri Feb 17 17:17:25 CET 2006

On Fri, Feb 17, 2006 at 08:55:35AM +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Rich Felker <dalias at aerifal.cx> writes:
> > On Thu, Feb 16, 2006 at 10:47:07AM +0100, Michel Bardiaux wrote:
> >> I suppose you dont use a mobile phone because the embedded and network 
> >> software arent opensource?
> >
> > No because it really has no impact on usability. You use a phone to
> > talk, not to run programs. There is no stored data locked away in a
> > proprietary format.
> Sure there is.  The address book in many phones is not open in any
> way.  I don't care much, since it is only a small amount of
> information, but it is a little annoying.  It gets especially annoying
> when the windows program to access it that comes with the phone
> doesn't work.

Yes, I really don't care about that sort of thing I suppose..

> > It is not hypocritical because I am using a phone to talk, not as
> > the logo for free software...
> >
> >> Ditto your car?
> >
> > There is hardly software in my car, unless you call a few hundred
> > bytes of code on the tiny embedded system that controls the check
> > engine light software.
> I don't know what you drive, but most cars less than ten years old
> have software controlling much more than that.

My car is almost 20 years old. :)


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