[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] G722 decoder

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Tue Mar 24 22:22:58 CET 2009

On 3/24/2009 2:14 PM, Kenan Gillet wrote:
> On Mar 24, 2009, at 2:08 PM, John Lange wrote:
>> On Tue, 2009-03-24 at 22:03 +0100, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
>>> Are you sure you read what I wrote? My argument is that "LGPL
>>> v2.1 only" already gives the FSF fully free hand, so I can't see
>>> what you think you win over "LGPL v2.1 or later"?
>> Sorry to jump into a thread but this point has confused me from
>> the start. Can you please quote directly which part of LGPL v2.1
>> says this?
> you can relicense LGPL v2.1 to Any GPL v2 or later:
> 3. You may opt to apply the terms of the ordinary GNU General Public 
> License instead of this License to a given copy of the Library. To do
> this, you must alter all the notices that refer to this License, so
> that they refer to the ordinary GNU General Public License, version
> 2, instead of to this License. (If a newer version than version 2 of
> the ordinary GNU General Public License has appeared, then you can
> specify that version instead if you wish.) Do not make any other
> change in these notices.

Well, I don't read that you are _forced_ to relicense as an "or later"
GPL v2. It seems that you can perfectly relicense as GPL v2 _only_, but
you can state also "or later" (if you wish).

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