[FFmpeg-devel] some licensing issues

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Mon Jul 9 18:19:59 CEST 2007


On Mon, Jul 09, 2007 at 02:41:16PM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> I've stumbled across a few more licensing issues/nitpicks:
> The following files contain the words "All rights reserved" in the
> licensing header:
> libswscale/yuv2rgb.c
> libswscale/yuv2rgb_mlib.c
> libswscale/yuv2rgb_template.c
> libavcodec/alac.c
> libavcodec/armv4l/simple_idct_arm.S
> This wording with a subsequent grant of rights through the (L)GPL is
> meaningless, but I'm afraid the term is one that easily raises red flags
> when people stumble across it.  Thus I would like to remove it.

if you do any change to the license headers of libmpeg2 based code you
will be flamed by walken as soon as he notices it
i suggest you contact him and ask first

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