[Ffmpeg-devel] overall license review - adding proper license headers
Mon Sep 4 00:51:23 CEST 2006
Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> writes:
> On Sun, Sep 03, 2006 at 10:26:10PM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
>> On Sun, Sep 03, 2006 at 06:11:38PM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> > Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> writes:
>> > > On Fri, Sep 01, 2006 at 04:13:47PM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
>> > > All references to mpegaudiotab.h I found with Google point back to
>> > > FFmpeg or programs derived from FFmpeg.
>> > >
>> > > If you look at the file you'll see that it's just a bunch of constants
>> > > and tables. Since we're operating under the assumption that these are
>> > > not copyrightable I suggest we remove the silly line about its license.
>> > > In any case, it already claims to be (c) Fabrice ...
>> > If they are copied from the ISO spec, they can't be (c) Fabrice. In
>> > fact, if that's where they come from, they have to be non-copyrightable,
>> > or we can't legally distribute them. Is Fabrice around?
>> I'll send a mail to Fabrice in order to doublecheck, but if you have a
>> look at the file and another at the file in its initial revision you
>> will see that it's just a bunch of tables and constants. We're
>> operating under the assumption that these are not copyrightable anyway.
> License changed to LGPL as told by Fabrice.
But it's still just tables of numbers... Not that I really care a
mru at inprovide.com
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