[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] G722 decoder

Benjamin Larsson banan
Mon Mar 23 21:45:06 CET 2009

Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 02:13:13PM -0500, John Lange wrote:
>> 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.
> False.  With the "or later" clause, you can upgrade to a later LGPL
> version.  Without it, you can only upgrade to a later GPL version.
> Diego

So can't we include this and put it under enable-gpl? I think it is a
waste if we just let this bitrot.

Benjamin Larsson

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