[FFmpeg-devel] Cleanup libswscale and reimplement GPL code under LGPL

Ramiro Polla ramiro
Mon Apr 7 16:49:21 CEST 2008

> IMO rewriting the SIMD code because of GPL makes no sense, why would you
> want to do that? The code can be used without SIMD, is it so bad that
> non free software will be a little slower?
> Also i will not review any rewritten SIMD code.

Ok, but what about the rest of the project? Instead of rewriting SIMD
code, cleanly #ifdef'ing it so that swscaler can be the default scaler,
and having --enable-gpl only extend its functionalities?

Ramiro Polla

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