[FFmpeg-devel] About the patent violation lawsuit of ffmpeg-mt

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Thu Oct 20 23:18:03 CEST 2011

On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 03:25:02PM -0400, compn wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Oct 2011 18:05:56 +0000 (UTC), Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> >crisis x264 <x264crisis <at> gmail.com> writes:
> >
> >>    * Daum Communications’ products, Pot Encoder, Pot Player  (
> >> http://tvpot.daum.net/application/PotEncoder.do)
> >> 
> >>    * Gretech Corp.’s GOM Encoder, GOM Player (http://encoder.gomtv.com)
> >
> >Both Daum and GOM are known here for being copyright violators: Both are using
> >FFmpeg (and other open source software) without complying with its software
> >license.
> >Personally, I don't feel very sorry for them...
> yeah let gom burn! who needs starcraft casts anyways. :P

I prefer to burn noone.

> >Anyway: Thank you for making this known, I had not heard of it before.
> more software patents :( we should make a news entry for this.

if you think this is news worthy, then patch welcome

Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

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