[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] G722 decoder
Fri Mar 27 12:44:04 CET 2009
On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 10:58:22AM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 06:53:20PM -0700, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
> > Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > > On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 04:39:15PM -0700, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
> > >> Well, about 2) I already expressed concerns about 2 files in the
> > >> FFmpeg codebase namely vc1dsp_mmx.c and fdctref.c, which are not
> > >> _explictely_ part of FFmpeg, since it is not mentioned in their
> > >> header, and are not under LGPL v2.1+ explictely since it is not
> > >> mentioned in their header either.
> > >>
> > >> I still don't know if we need to _explicitely_ relicense them to
> > >> LGPL v2.1+, if we want to _distribute_ FFmpeg as a "whole" as LGPL
> > >> v2.1+.
> > >>
> > >> The fact that we are _allowed_ doesn't tell if we _need_ to or not.
> > >
> > > I have already replied to this before. I'm a glutton for punishment,
> > > once more:
> > >
> > > libavcodec/fdctref.c is only used in a small test program. It's
> > > nonfree anyway, but will hopefully be replaced soon.
> > Hummm,
> > ---------------------
> > Quoting you in 2006 in:
> > "[Ffmpeg-devel] overall license review - adding proper license headers
> > Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
> > Sun Sep 3 16:18:30 CEST 2006
> > > its only a tiny part of the reference code and its only used for
> > > testing and comparing our (i)dcts against it furthermore it is as
> > > said not part of compiled ffmpeg libavcodec or libavformat IMO thats
> > > fair use, but iam not against it if someone wants to rewrite it, its
> > > very little work, just a schoolbook (i)dct
> > I disagree, there is no way around the "all rights reserved". We cannot
> > distribute it in tarballs.
> > Any volunteers to rewrite it? Is dct-test still useful?"
> > --------------------
> > However, we distributed it within FFmpeg 0.5 tarball.
> > Did you change your mind ?
> No, I wanted to remove it, but I was overruled. What was I to do? The
overruled by whom?
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