[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: Update copyright year

Baptiste COUDURIER baptiste.coudurier
Thu Jun 1 13:24:19 CEST 2006


Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> [...]
>>>> How about adding the active maintainer instead of the inactive maintainer?
>>> How about s/Fabrice Bellard/FFmpeg project/ ?
>> That might not be such a good idea, since "FFmpeg project" is not a legal
>> entity.  IANAL so I don't know exactly what problems that might cause, should
>> we ever need to enforce the copyright, but I'm sure there's something.
> Neither is MPlayer Team, yet we have "(C) 2000-2006 MPlayer Team".
> Neither MPlayer's nor FFmpeg's copyright can be assigned to one person.
> Regards,
> R.

Well at least people whose name are in the header of the .c file got
copyrights on that file. Mans is right, better having a person as it is
a legal entity.

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