[FFmpeg-devel] more FFMPEG license and legal issue Q&A?
Tue Oct 30 09:03:12 CET 2007
On 10/30/07, M?ns Rullg?rd <mans at mansr.com> wrote:
> boku <boku0712 at gmail.com> writes:
> > On 10/26/07, Aurelien Jacobs <aurel at gnuage.org> wrote:
> >> On Fri, 26 Oct 2007 17:13:48 +0800
> >> boku <boku0712 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > So currently, there's no linux distribution including ffmpeg??
> >> Hum... AFAIK, most distro *DO* include ffmpeg !
> >> > Kind of frustrated, is it? Or any other av codec included in any
> >> > distribution have no such legal issues?
> >> Any av codec (and any software in general), is potentially subject to
> >> patents issues (in countries which recognize software patents).
> > So how about GStreamer? It's another multimedia platform open source
> > project. Is it also subject to license or patent issue?
> Gstreamer is little more than a hyped-up wrapper around FFmpeg.
> And don't top-post.
So say if FFmpeg has the doubt of license issue, Gstreamer with FFmpeg
plugged-in has the same doubts?
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