[FFmpeg-devel] ffmpeg.org Website Suggestion

Peter B. pb at das-werkstatt.com
Thu Oct 6 21:05:44 CEST 2011

compn wrote:
> On Thu, 06 Oct 2011 12:26:22 +0200, Peter B. wrote:
>> What about another section on the projects-page, labeled something like
>> "Projects or institutions relying on FFmpeg", or "Reference use-cases"?
> i dont have any objections. but i hope it will not turn into a spam
> farm. 
Absolutely true.
I was thinking about something regular companies do when they list
"reference projects", which are cherry-picked, good-looking,
representative ones ;)

> some companies do not wish to admit they are using ffmpeg due to
> bad software patent laws.


I just know of some high-priced companies who don't want to do this for
another reason:

If their customers knew that they're using Free Software, they would
have to:
  a) admit that Free Software can be used in "professional" domains
(e.g. broadcast)
  b) argue why they're officially claiming Free Software to be



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