[Ffmpeg-devel] Using ffmpeg libs in an OSS project is a nightmare

Martin Boehme boehme
Thu Aug 11 10:30:14 CEST 2005

Michel Bardiaux wrote:
> Rich Felker wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 10, 2005 at 02:27:21PM +0200, Michel Bardiaux wrote:
>>> Fran?ois Revol wrote:
>>>> The use of more and more external GPL libs is also a problem...
>>> Which is a problem, 'external' or 'GPL'?
>> IMO, external. If people want these codecs in lavc they should port
>> them to use the native lavc dsp functions, etc. rather than linking
>> external libraries with limited-functionality wrappers.
> Then, "once more with feeling": why is such an important codec as MPEG 
> Audio Level-3 (aka mp3) still using liblame?

Would interest me too... I always assumed automatically it was because 
of Fraunhofer IIS and their litigiousness...


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