[FFmpeg-devel] GPL version matter

Diego Biurrun diego
Fri Jul 6 10:13:01 CEST 2007

On Fri, Jul 06, 2007 at 08:48:15AM +0200, Christophe GISQUET wrote:
> M?ns Rullg?rd a ?crit :
> > Personally, I generally release code where I am in full control
> > under the MIT license, so I'm not terribly bothered by that clause
> > being present in the license for FFmpeg.
> Being indeed a small and very dependent piece of code, my code wouldn't
> be used elsewhere than ffmpeg, so licensing of it is not very important.
> But does ffmpeg accept code such as MIT, modified BSD or the like
> compatible with GPL ?

Yes, we accept MIT-licensed code since it is sublicensable and thus
effectively includes (L)GPL 2+.


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