[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] G722 decoder

John Lange john
Mon Mar 23 20:13:13 CET 2009

On Mon, 2009-03-23 at 11:48 -0400, David Conrad wrote:
> >> while FFmpeg is LGPL 2.1 or later.

> If you feel strongly about "or later" you probably shouldn't be using  
> LGPL in the first place, since it includes a clause that explicitly  
> allows relicensing to any newer version of the GPL that has been  
> released.

If that were the case, then the words "or later" would be irrelevant.

However, in my reading of the LGPL v2.1 I don't see that wording. 

Section 13 mentions what the words "or later" mean and also what version
applies if no version is specified (any) but does not give you the right
to re-licensed to any version you want.

John Lange

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