[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] ALAC 24 bps support

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos
Thu Feb 4 17:24:10 CET 2010

Jai Menon <jmenon86 <at> gmail.com> writes:

> On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 4:22 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos <at> ag.or.at> wrote:
> > Jai Menon <jmenon86 <at> gmail.com> writes:
> >
> >> As in subject. This is based on David Hammerton's work.
> >
> > So (without looking at the code) shouldn't you add his copyright line to the
> > file?
> Why? The code is mine. Maybe i could add my copyright instead ;)

So could somebody with a better understanding of the English language explain to
me the difference between "based on" and "derived from"?
Especially covering why one is (obviously) weaker than the other.

Thank you, Carl Eugen

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