[FFmpeg-devel] Fw: ffmpeg GPL violation
Fri Sep 26 21:30:53 CEST 2008
On 9/26/08, Francesco Cosoleto <cosoleto at gmail.com> wrote:
> Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > ----- Forwarded message from AquaVit <XXX>-----
>> From: AquaVit <XXX>
>> VoltaicHD 1.5 for Mac OS X
>> The program has a EULA that doesn't mention the GPL or ffmpeg. The program
>> has a number of files buried in the Resources directory (choose "Show
>> Contents"). One file is called Voltaic_c. This Voltaic_c *IS* ffmpeg.
>> Voltaic_c converts files using a very familiar cli syntax:
> I have sent an email and they have replied. They promise to add credits,
> LGPL license, source code and put a reference to FFmpeg on the Voltaic
> web site within a short time ("next week").
Why only LGPL?
The configure line clearly states that they have compiled it in GPL mode,
that enables it under more stricter license.
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