[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Port x264 SSE2 deblocking code to H.264 decoder

Måns Rullgård mans
Wed Dec 17 12:17:11 CET 2008

Reimar Doeffinger wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 10:54:47AM -0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> In reality, users can always replace any distributed libavcodec.so with
>> their own build, giving the full functionality to any application.
> It's questionable if an ordinary "user" can do that, particularly

Has the level of "ordinary" users dropped so low that replacing one
file with another is beyond their abilities?

> when someone linked it statically so they'd have to re-link.

That would take a little more work.  It should still be possible if the
distributor honours the lgpl.

> Also I am sure it is possible to find more counterpoints to my argument,
> but they don't change my general opinion and reasons for that opinion.

I'm not arguing against you.  On the contrary, I was pointing out that
making selected files gpl does not stop them being used with non-gpl

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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