[FFmpeg-devel] Files crashing FFmpeg
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?
mans at mansr.com
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