[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Replace "Fabrice Bellard" with "the FFmpeg developers" in the banner

Jason Garrett-Glaser darkshikari
Fri Feb 12 07:32:58 CET 2010

On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 10:23 PM, Luca Abeni <lucabe72 at email.it> wrote:
> Stefano Sabatini wrote:
>> Hi,
>> FFmpeg is a collective effort so allowing a single name in a banner is
>> not nice/fair towards the community of developers, also this is more
>> correct for example when adding a new ff* tool (yes I have in mind
>> ffprobe).
> Well, I do not think that copyrights can be changed like this ;-)
> IMHO, a change like this one is acceptable only if proposed by Fabrice
> (or at least approved by Fabrice).

Headers do not determine who has copyright over the file; they're
simply informative.  Changing a header does not change the copyright
of the file.

Dark Shikari

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