[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 2/2] lavc: add MicroDVD decoder.

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Sun Apr 15 22:46:26 CEST 2012

On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 07:51:01PM +0200, Clément Bœsch wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 07:38:05PM +0200, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> > On Sat, Apr 14, 2012 at 09:47:22PM +0200, Clément Bœsch wrote:
> > > Ported from MPlayer.
> > 
> > Looking at the code I'm quite sure there is no real issue
> > and I know we've used that wording before, but I find
> > "ported" a bit misleading/confusing when adding LGPL
> > code that is "ported" from a GPL project.
> "Ported and relicensed" then?

That's worse! "Relicense" is implies you contacted all
the authors of the code and got permission to make it
I don't know what exactly you want to say with "ported",
so I can hardly say explicitly what to write.
"The MPlayer implementation was used as reference."
possibly, but I don't know how exactly you used the
MPlayer code.

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