[Ffmpeg-devel] FFmpeg naming and logo
Sat Feb 18 06:01:48 CET 2006
On Sat, Feb 18, 2006 at 01:25:30AM +0100, Balatoni Denes wrote:
> p?ntek 17 febru?r 2006 04.23-kor Rich Felker ezeket a gondolatokat fogalmazta
> > On Thu, Feb 16, 2006 at 12:41:13PM +0100, Michel Bardiaux wrote:
> > > >>BTW why do you bother with ffmpeg since its
> > > >>not GPL, which by your rules is eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeevil?
> > > >
> > > >FFmpeg is free software under any definition of the term.
> > >
> > > I didnt mean its not, only that *by Rich's rules* it's probably not free
> > > enough.
> > WTF? How can more free be not free enough??
> > Have you been reciting the mottos from 1984???
> I hope you can you read:
> "Using the Lesser GPL for any particular library constitutes a retreat for
> free software. It means we partially abandon the attempt to defend the users'
> freedom, and some of the requirements to share what is built on top of
> GPL-covered software. In themselves, those are changes for the worse."
Yes. And it does not make it less free. It's just less practical for
the purpose of obliterating non-free software.
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