[FFmpeg-user] License FFmpeg under GPL v3

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Tue Mar 29 15:10:42 CEST 2016

James Darnley <james.darnley <at> gmail.com> writes:

> What else is there?

Aaron claimed that he may choose v3 because the GPL v2 allows 
to choose v3 instead. This is not correct.

FFmpeg source code allows to use v3 because the source files 
contain "or (at your option) any later version".

Carl Eugen

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