[Libav-user] LGPL and FFMPeg internal aac encoder
Carl Eugen Hoyos
cehoyos at ag.or.at
Sat Sep 29 00:25:30 CEST 2012
Tim Cannell <tim at ...> writes:
> Thanks for you reply - I guess my remaining doubt lies in
> the fact that previously libfaac was incorrectly claimed
> to be LGPL when in fact it incorporates code from an
> external source that is not available under this licence.
(Since it is not completely clear to me if you know this:)
The FFmpeg developers were the ones who found out that faac
can indeed not be distributed under the LGPL...
> I wanted to be sure the internal ffmpeg aac encoder
> implementation did not fall into the same category, but
> after limited research still have some lingering doubts...
What research supported this doubts?
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