[FFmpeg-devel] Copyright claims about material on ffmpeg.org

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Tue Mar 15 17:36:11 CET 2011

On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 07:50:23AM -0700, Thomas Worth wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 6:32 AM, Benjamin Larsson <banan at ludd.ltu.se> wrote:
> >
> >> After reading these, I hope that it would be obvious to everybody that
> >> the logo is result of community collaboration and that no single
> >> person could claim exclusive copyright on it.
> >
> > Or we could wait for a legal opinion by a lawyer as this is technically
> > a legal matter. And from what I know common sense ends where the legal
> > matter starts.
> I've been following this thread and just wanted to say that if the
> project decides to redo the FFmpeg logo, I would be happy to assist
> with any design work. Motion graphics is one of our core services and
> we've done plenty of these jobs. I'd even be willing to do an animated
> version that could be used, for example, at the head of technology
> demos, etc. We use FFmpeg in our software so I think it would be a
> great opportunity to give back to the project.

Thank you alot for that offer.
If we decide to change the logo, i will surely consider it

The current status is though that ive not received the promised help
from aaron (SFLC lawyer) on monday.
I dunno but maybe he rather helped ronald a bit?

Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

Rewriting code that is poorly written but fully understood is good.
Rewriting code that one doesnt understand is a sign that one is less smart
then the original author, trying to rewrite it will not make it better.
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