[FFmpeg-devel] GOM Player on the Blacklisted Projects
Thu Apr 10 12:29:19 CEST 2008
On Wed, Apr 09, 2008 at 07:59:00PM -0400, Francois Oligny-Lemieux wrote:
> I have good news!
I have good news as well: I was perfectly aware of all these issues.
- The GOM people were never in compliance with any interpretation of the
- You can always *ask* for whatever you want and interpret compliance as
a sign of goodwill.
- The GPL v2 / LGPL 2.1 does not feature a clause about restoration of
distribution rights. Once you break the license, those rights are
permanently lost. The only way to get them back is to petition the
copyright holder(s), i.e. us. We can ask anything in return for this
and are under no obligation to restore the rights at all.
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