[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Reduce default FDK decoder delay by one frame

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Fri Feb 28 16:41:30 CET 2014

Omer Osman <omer.osman <at> iis.fraunhofer.de> writes:

> We are aware that the FFmpeg Development Policy states 
> "Contributions should be licensed under LGPL 2.1, including 
> an 'or any later version' clause". 
> However, after consulting legal expertise, we have 
> determined that it would only be possible for us to 
> contribute to FFmpeg under LGPL v2.1 only.

So what you are suggesting is that users that currently use 
libavcodec and libfdk under LGPLv3 will not be allowed to 
download binary distributions of the (small) wrapper in the 

Or does your legal expertise believe that it is currently 
illegal to distribute libavcodec with the wrapper and LGPLv3 
(and libfdk which would be needed to use this libavcodev)?

Carl Eugen

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