[Ffmpeg-devel] [RFC] remove support for AMR NB fixed-point
Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski
Mon Apr 23 21:18:20 CEST 2007
On Sunday, 22 April 2007 at 21:34, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 22, 2007 at 03:04:25PM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 22, 2007 at 02:53:49PM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > > I would like to remove support for AMR NB, fixed-point version.
> > >
> > > The feature is non-essential, we have support for the floating-point
> > > version.
> > >
> > > The support we currently have is extremely hackish, external source code
> > > needs to be imported into FFmpeg. For AMR NB floating-point version
> > > there now exist proper libraries. Removing support might motivate
> > > somebody to do this for the fixed-point version as well.
> > >
> > > Furthermore, the AMR libraries are non-free.
> > do you have a link to their license/copyright?
> I don't have a link. I just spent some time unsuccessfully looking for
> them. Maybe somebody else can shed a light?
> > and/or summary of why they re non free (i never read their license
> > aterms ...)
> I was operating under the assumption that AMR did not allow
> redistribution. No licensing terms means no distribution
> rights at all in any case.
There is a MS Word document included with the sources which says that (more
or less) redistribution is prohibited without written permission.
No part may be reproduced except as authorized by written permission.
The copyright and the foregoing restriction extend to reproduction in all
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