[FFmpeg-devel] fbgrab.c derivative code relicensing request

Giliard giliarde
Mon Jan 31 02:47:12 CET 2011


I think no problem at allowing the code to be licensed as LGPL.
It's ok for me.

Best regards,

Giliard B. de Freitas
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On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 9:17 PM, Stefano Sabatini <
stefano.sabatini-lala at poste.it> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm an FFmpeg developer and I picked an old patch on ffmpeg-devel by
> Giliard, check this thread:
> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.video.ffmpeg.devel/91238
> The patch implements an input device for the Linux framebuffer.
> The patch by Giliard was presumably based on the fbgrab.c code and was
> using the GPL license, as fbgrab.c itself.
> I ask you if you have problems at allowing the derivative code to be
> licensed as LGPL rather than GPL. We believe there is not much code in
> common, and we prefer to adopt LGPL in favor of GPL for simplifying
> the licensing conditions of use of FFmpeg.
> Please reply to me, or even better on ffmpeg-devel if that's not too
> demanding for you.
> Best regards, thanks so far for the contribution.
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