[FFmpeg-devel] GPL version matter

Luca Barbato lu_zero
Sun Jul 1 22:18:49 CEST 2007

Uoti Urpala wrote:
> If they pay protection money for their own use the (L)GPL says nothing
> about that. What can violate the (L)GPL is if they pay for their
> _distribution_ of FFmpeg on behalf of the recipients, giving the
> recipients a patent license but one which is "discriminatory" as defined
> by the GPL.

So 2.x and 3.x are pretty much the same on the patent, BUT the 2.x makes
that implicit.



Luca Barbato

Gentoo/linux Gentoo/PPC

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