[FFmpeg-devel] some licensing issues

Måns Rullgård mans
Sat Jul 14 17:33:07 CEST 2007

Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> writes:

>> > > IMO we should drop the mpeg2dec license header from that file and
>> > > replace it with an FFmpeg one.  Of course we can add a note to the
>> > > effect that this was once inspired by mpeg2dec.
>> > 
>> > My proposition is to replace the mpeg2dec header with an FFmpeg one.
>> > Opinions?  Objections?  Otherwise I intend to do this by the end of next
>> > week.
>> Michael, since this is your code: GPL or LGPL?
> yuv2rgb_mlib.c ?
> under what license is mlib actually? i didnt find any source and my
> attempt to download it ended at a "data mining" registration form
> from sun

It doesn't matter what license mlib itself comes under.  If the user
has lawfully obtained a copy, he is free to link FFmpeg against it,
just like libc or any other library.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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