[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] libfdk_aac license

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Sat Jun 9 23:00:40 EEST 2018

2018-05-29 6:53 GMT+02:00, Gyan Doshi <gyandoshi at gmail.com>:
> On 29-05-2018 03:34 AM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
>> Just remove "and is not known...",

>> please don't state that you guarantee
>> they are compatible.

Where should we sent people who trust what you wrote in the
documentation but had to find out it isn't correct?

> If we are continuing to permit LGPL compilation, shouldn't it be
> "The Fraunhofer AAC library is licensed under a license incompatible
>   to the GPL. Therefore, for GPL builds, you have to pass
>   @code{--enable-nonfree} to configure to use it.

> To the best of our knowledge, it is compatible with the LGPL" ?

I am curious because of your follow-up in another thread:
Why do you think it is compatible?

Carl Eugen

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