[FFmpeg-devel] libswscale/yuv2rgb_init.c license

Luca Abeni lucabe72
Thu Jul 5 14:20:31 CEST 2007

Hi Diego,

Diego Biurrun wrote:
>> I think the file is still in svn history, no? So, if needed it can be 
>> "resurrected", and the header can be fixed in the proper way.
> I think that would be the best solution so that nobody that resurrects
> the file in the future gets into the same troubles that you had.

Ok, tomorrow I'll look at recovering the file from svn, putting a 
reasonable license header on it, and removing the updated version.

>>>  We should probably update the copyright notice of yuv2rgb.c, though.
>> I am not going to touch those files anymore ;-)
> I found it a great pity that you let yourself be discouraged back then.

Well, I've not been discouraged: I just decided to respect the original 
author's decision (I know there might be a "legal" way to work around 
it, but I do not want to go against the author).

>> I think the original author of that file should send a patch for fixing 
>> the information in the header and copyright
> Ideally, yes.  Since I don't expect that patch to appear I would
> appreciate if you could attempt to do it instead.

Sorry, I already had enough fun with licenses... Anyway, I'll try to 
contact the author and ask him to send a patch.


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