[FFmpeg-devel] Probable WunderRadio ffmpeg LGPL violation
Wed Jan 14 19:13:21 CET 2009
There is no about box that I can find. On the iPhone, some apps put a
"preferences" screen that gets shown in the system settings, but this app
> Um, I'd say please contact Apple directly. If it is shipped without a
> copy of the (L)GPL it is definitely in violation,
IANAL, but I've heard that these sorts of requests have to come from the
copyright holder. The law makes no sense to me sometimes, so I may have
(probably did) misinterpret what I read. I wonder if Apple has some way of
handling these types of notifications?
On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 12:47 PM, Reimar D?ffinger <
Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 06:41:15PM +0100, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 12:26:18PM -0500, Len Towers wrote:
> > > The ffmpeg and libmms copyright holders would seem to have an upper
> hand in
> > > this one as there is a single distribution channel for their
> > > (the Apple App Store). So if they don't comply with the license, the
> > > copyright holders could probably petition Apple to remove the
> > > I'm sure that would get their attention.
> > Um, I'd say please contact Apple directly. If it is shipped without a
> > copy of the (L)GPL it is definitely in violation,
> I forgot: but please check the "about" dialog or whatever they may have
> first to really make sure they indeed did not include it.
> I wouldn't want people starting to believe you need to bother people
> during installation just because you used a LGPL lib.
> Reimar D?ffinger
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