[FFmpeg-devel] full swscale relicensing to LGPL

Kostya kostya.shishkov
Mon Mar 23 07:09:10 CET 2009

On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 04:10:37AM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 08:58:46PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > Hi
> > 
> > A company is apparently offering 20KEUR to have all of swscale relicensed
> > under LGPL.
> This is apparently false, they changed the offer.
> They dont need swscale, rather they want to donate to the main developers,
> without any specific development request or focus.
> They also want to know how to get off the hall of shame
> As iam neither "the main developers" (iam a single person last i checked)
> and iam not maintainer of the hall of shame i cant really accept their
> offer, nor help them.
> If their new offer is serious, maybe someone with thicker skin wants
> to contact them and claim that 20k for ffmpeg and use it for something
> like bounties for specific tasks.
> And iam deeply sorry for everyone who wasted time with this.
> My offer to relicense my code in libswscale to LGPL still stands
> and i suspects kostyas to rewrite yuv2rgb_template.c too.

Yes, I can even do that for free as well.
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