[FFmpeg-devel] GSoC 2008 Students Announced

Mike Melanson mike
Mon Apr 21 22:37:35 CEST 2008

Arpi wrote:
> Hi,
>> Congratulations (or condolences?) to the 9 students selected this year:
>>   http://code.google.com/soc/2008/ffmpeg/about.html
> btw:
> " by Sisir Koppaka, mentored by Michael Melanson  "
> Michael Niedermayer or Mike Melanson or both? :)

Hmm, now that you mention it, have you ever seen both of us in the same
room at the same time?

Actually, Google seems to require full, unabridged, legal names. (And
you wouldn't believe just how many different names some of our people have.)

> "  LGPL reimplementation of GPL sws_scale parts  "
> heh? why dont Michael simply puts his code under LGPL?
> it's just wasting of programmer resources to reimplement it...

I suspect there are contributions by a multitude of other people and it
is unwieldy to track them all down and gain consent. But I'm not sure.

	-Mike Melanson

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