[FFmpeg-devel] Files crashing FFmpeg

Måns Rullgård mans
Wed Dec 3 20:52:59 CET 2008

"Jason Garrett-Glaser" <darkshikari at gmail.com> writes:

> On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 10:04 AM, Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 03, 2008 at 06:24:00PM +0100, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
>>> On Wed, Dec 03, 2008 at 06:11:08PM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
>>> > On Wed, Dec 03, 2008 at 12:09:12PM -0500, compn wrote:
>>> > > i wonder what happened to libvp62 ....
>>> >
>>> > That was copyright infringement.
>>> Hm, from all I saw it seemed more like "unsubstantiated copyright
>>> infringement claims"...
>> An On2 employee told me it was not unsubstantiated and it could well be.
>> But this is irrelevant.  What's relevant here is that this is not a
>> problem x264 could face.
> Indeed.  From what I remember of the actual discussion over Gtalk that
> I had with skal, the whole thing reeked of FUD from the very
> beginning.  I'm not sure exactly why this policy exists, but the
> excuses are pure FUD and nothing else.  The whole issue of
> "distributing encoders for patented formats whose patent holders are
> litigious" deal has already happened and been beaten to death by the
> LAME issue back in the day.

Could they be persuaded to give us changes they've made if we promise
not to tell anyone where they came from?

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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