[FFmpeg-devel] full swscale relicensing to LGPL

Robert Swain robert.swain
Mon Mar 23 20:03:31 CET 2009

On 23/3/09 12:25, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 12:43:17PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 11:05:50AM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
>>> On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 09:46:53AM +0100, Attila Kinali wrote:
>>>> I know, i'm generalizing, but given that the people at that company
>>>> were nothing special and typical programmers/managers, i'd say
>>>> license violation, especially of OSS programms is so common, that
>>>> the whole economy would grind to a halt if all violations would
>>>> be prosecuted.
>>> That it's common or that everybody else does it is not an excuse.
>>> OSS projects need to tighten up enforcement so that this culture of
>>> abuse is stopped.
>> That reminds me that i havnt yet read or signed that SFLC text, anyone
>> mind to post the link or mail address or what it was again?
>> originally i didnt read/sign because of lazyness and general dislike of
>> having to make sense of such stuff and belive in large scale innocence
> *sigh*
> http://lists.mplayerhq.hu/pipermail/ffmpeg-devel/2008-November/056454.html

I e-mailed Daniel and he said they have enough people from FFmpeg now 
but that he'd contact me if they needed more.


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