[FFmpeg-devel] Big companies taking advantage of ffmpeg developers
Sun Sep 23 13:14:49 CEST 2007
"Logipole" <jpiquemal at logipole.com> writes:
> I am ojne of the 'big companies taking advantage of ffmpeg developers'.
>> I've kept track of several recent ones on MPlayer's related projects page:
>> * Konvertor http://www.konvertor.net/indexe.html
>> Multimedia file conversion utility containing FFmpeg that fails to give
>> credit. They even have our own unmodified windows-all codec pack for
> The credit was originally in the help file. I broke that help file
> into several small ones and, i apologize, all the credit parts were
> forgotten. I have now modified my About box, thi is now the place
> where the credits are written. The install program creates a
> 'licence' folder whre i copy the different license files, the FFMPEG
> license is there.
> Sorry if i made something wrong, i apologize again.
I appreciate your effort to do things right, but you're still not
- The ffmpeg.exe you're distributing is the GPL version (you used the
--enable-gpl configure flag), yet the license file included is the
LGPL. Since you're using FFmpeg as a standalone executable you're
probably OK to use the GPL version, but please fix the license file.
- I can see no FFmpeg source code or instructions for requesting
source code on the web page or elsewhere. Putting a tarball/zip of
the FFmpeg source you've used on the web page is probably the
simplest way for you to comply.
mans at mansr.com
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