[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] G722 decoder

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Tue Mar 24 01:03:36 CET 2009

On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 01:40:51PM -0700, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
> On 3/23/2009 12:11 PM, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 12:01:42PM -0700, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
> >> On 3/23/2009 11:14 AM, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> >>> On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 11:07:19AM -0700, Kenan Gillet wrote:
> >>>> On Mar 23, 2009, at 11:00 AM, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 10:22:06AM -0700, Kenan Gillet wrote:
> >>>>>> On a side note, I think the G722 patch [1] should be removed or at  
> >>>>>> least
> >>>>>> a warning about its incompatible license should be added in the wiki.
> >>>>>> Will gladly do it if a consensus is reached.
> >>>>> You don't have a wiki account?  Send me an email with the login name  
> >>>>> you want...
> >>>> I do, just wanted to ask what would be the best course of action.
> >>> Add a note about the license incompatibility of course.  So that the
> >>> next person does not stumble into the same trap you fell into.
> >> I'm prefectly fine in integrating a patch using LGPL v2.1 only.
> > 
> > It's nice that you are fine with it, but changing FFmpeg's license is
> > not acceptable.  If just one file is LGPL v2.1 only, all of FFmpeg
> > reverts to LGPL v2.1 only and becomes incompatible with (L)GPL v3
> > software.
> Is that true ? How so ?
> > It's also clearly stated in point 1 of our development policy:
> > 
> > http://www.ffmpeg.org/general.html#SEC27
> I don't remember agreeing with this, did I ?
> For me every contribution is nice, LGPL 2.1 is prefered, but I'm ok
> with MIT/BSD/Public Domain.
> I'm also more inclined to accept 2.1 than any "or later" clause.
> I believe it is _suicidal_ to accept "or later" btw, who knows what evil
> forces could take over. This has raise many points with the GPL v3.

i dont like "or later" either

id like to kill gmx, they again managed to prevent me from receiving
mail for 9 hours, they are so fucking uter incompetent
who is running gmx these days anyway? it wasnt that much crap years

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