[FFmpeg-devel] full swscale relicensing to LGPL

Robert Swain robert.swain
Mon Mar 23 20:02:23 CET 2009

On 23/3/09 11:32, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 08:48:08AM +0000, Robert Swain wrote:
>> On 23/3/09 08:37, Robert Swain wrote:
>>> On 23/3/09 03:10, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>>>> 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.
>>> That would be great, but I've wanted a donation pot for a while. If the
>>> money goes to a central FFmpeg pot, we'd probably have to register as a
>>> non-profit organisation or something. This would be a very nice first
>>> donation.
>> Also, if no one else will step up to claim it for FFmpeg, I will. The
>> conversion rate from EUR to GBP is in favour of GBP at the moment. :)
> just be carefull with taxes and legal stuff if you take the money

Yes, that dawned on me. I just hope they'll hold onto it for us until we 
can sort out some way of accepting it.


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