[FFmpeg-devel] full swscale relicensing to LGPL

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik
Sat Mar 21 19:46:13 CET 2009

On Saturday, 21 March 2009 at 19:24, Lars T?uber wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> On Sat, 21 Mar 2009 16:45:40 +0100 Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> > in case of yuv2rgb_template.c iam 90% sure it will need to be rewritten,
> > (that is minus the code i wrote in it)
> > ive had no luck to find a working email of olie lho, who apparently is the
> > original author and i remember faintly that people tried to find him in the
> > past already without luck (if someone had luck in the past id assume he would
> > have replied and said so by now)
> as noted in yuv2rgb_template.c the copyright holder is 
>  * Copyright (C) 2000, Silicon Integrated System Corp
>  *
>  * Author: Olie Lho <ollie at sis.com.tw>

Wow. That's nine years ago.

> and Olie was only the author.
> Maybe someone of you developers should try to contact SiS directly.
> There is a website with a contact form for developers:
> http://www.sis.com/MailContact/MailContactNew.php?CSN=5
> Good luck.

Indeed. Good luck finding someone who will know what you're talking about
and once you do, someone who knows who the copyright belongs to now, and
once you do, someone who can decide one way or another. ;)


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