[FFmpeg-user] reference FFmpeg in a peer-reviewed manuscript

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Sun Dec 8 15:45:03 EET 2019

Am So., 8. Dez. 2019 um 11:17 Uhr schrieb Ted Park <kumowoon1025 at gmail.com>:
> > I cannot find any information as to how to reference FFmpeg (in a
> > manuscript), other than using a generic website URL reference.
> >
> > Does anyone know of a preferred reference or have seen a reference used for
> > FFmpeg in some literature?
> For a manuscript, wouldn’t you be working with a specific version?
> I think appending the relevant parts as addenda (including the license) would be the
> best way, if you mean you want to reference specific parts of ffmpeg itself, I don’t
> think any URL reference would be very helpful (nor lasting) if this is your intent.

If a specific commit is referenced (there is no indication but it is
still possible),
then I believe an URL to the change can be very helpful.

Apart from that: There is no legal entity "FFmpeg", only a project
with a homepage.

Carl Eugen

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