[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] CrystalHD decoder support v2
Mon Jan 24 09:43:20 CET 2011
Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 23, 2011 at 09:37:49PM -0800, Philip Langdale wrote:
>> On Sun, 23 Jan 2011 11:48:36 +0100
>> Diego Biurrun<diego at biurrun.de> wrote:
>> > On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 10:05:57PM -0700, Philip Langdale wrote:
>> > >
>> > > + * extract_sps_pps_from_avcc: from gstbcmdec
>> > > + * - Copyright(c) 2008 Broadcom Corporation.
>> > > + * - Licenced LGPL 2.1
>> > What was the exact license of the code you took? "LGPL 2.1" or
>> > "LGPL 2.1 or later"?
>> It is in fact "LGPL 2.1" only (which I guess is not surprising,
>> given that Broadcom is more paranoid than average). Which of course
>> means that if I use it, I can't licence the overall file as
>> 2.1 or later.
> It might be worth trying to find a contact at Broadcom and ask them to
> relicense. LGPL 2.1 can be relicensed at any time to GPL 2 or later
> (see ?3), so this restriction is a bit silly.
AFAIK Jean-Baptiste is/was talking to them already, maybe he can ask?
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