[FFmpeg-devel] full swscale relicensing to LGPL
Mon Mar 23 11:58:41 CET 2009
On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 08:09:10AM +0200, Kostya wrote:
> 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.
you are not a good buisnesmen ...
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people will find a way around the laws. -- Plato
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