[FFmpeg-devel] (no subject)

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Sun Dec 23 13:10:50 CET 2012

On Sun, 23 Dec 2012 10:24:32 +0000 (UTC), Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
>Marcus Johnson <bumblebritches57 <at> gmail.com> writes:
>> I do have a few questions though, will I be allowed to use the code I
>> submit to ffmpeg in any way I see fit IE can I use my code under a bsd
>> style license instead of the GPL?
>As http://ffmpeg.org/developer.html#Development-Policy explains, 
>the (L)GPL is not the only acceptable license, but I would 
>expect the DTS-HD MA decoder to reuse large parts of FFmpeg 
>which means it may not be easy to use it under a less restrictive 
>license than the LGPL.

its possible he wants to create a mixed-licensed file.

iirc bsd (without advertising clause) is compatable with gpl anyhow, it
wouldnt affect ffmpeg much.

so a bsd licensed dts-ma would be acceptable. :)


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