[FFmpeg-user] License FFmpeg under GPL v3

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Tue Mar 29 17:43:37 CEST 2016

Am 29.03.2016 um 17:03 schrieb Aaron Boxer:
> On Tue, Mar 29, 2016 at 9:33 AM, Aaron Boxer <boxerab at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mar 29, 2016 9:16 AM, "Carl Eugen Hoyos" <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:
>>> Aaron Boxer <boxerab <at> gmail.com> writes:
>>>> So, if I release FFmpeg under GPL v3
>>> I am not sure what you mean with "release" in this
>>> sentence.
>>> Note that the (L)GPL (except for the no-warranty
>>> clause) only covers "distribution".
>> Yes I meant distribute FFmpeg with my codec.  So, this means my project
>> would be available to all FFmpeg users
> And furthermore, any other AGPL codec could be distributed in this fashion

why in the world you you bring the AGPL into the mix?
do you know what AGPL in fact means?

i doubt!

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