[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] G722 decoder
Sun Mar 22 18:25:58 CET 2009
On Mar 21, 2009, at 3:58 AM, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 09:24:44AM +0000, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
>> Diego Biurrun <diego <at> biurrun.de> writes:
>>>> + * G.722 ADPCM audio decoder
>>>> + *
>>>> + * Copyright (c) 2005 Steve Underwood <steveu at coppice.org>
>>>> + * Copyright (c) CMU 1993 Computer Science, Speech Group
>>>> + * Chengxiang Lu and Alex Hauptmann
>>> Who wrote this? Do you have permission to license as LGPL?
>> The original code can be found here:
>> It is already distributed under LGPL
> No, it is distributed as LGPL 2.1, while FFmpeg is LGPL 2.1 or later.
> This is incompatible and thus unacceptable.
> More importantly: Who gave permission to license LGPL 2.1 code as LGPL
> 2.1 or later?
My bad, i copy-pasted and overlooked the later in "LGPL 2.1 and
Any suggestions on working this issue out?
- tracking down the authors, which might be more or less easy/possible
- switching to a compatible and acceptable licence
- dropping the whole thing?
Let me know what you would consider best
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