[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Legal threat from libav admin

Ivan Kalvachev ikalvachev at gmail.com
Tue May 31 19:44:32 CEST 2011

On 5/31/11, Herve Flores <herve.flores at free.fr> wrote:
> Le 30 mai 2011 à 18:26, Michael Niedermayer a écrit :
>> Hi comrades
>> See attached image (its of a pdf i got today per email with address
>> blacked out, i suspect i will get paper too)
> here is my comment (I didn't mail to you before, … 'cause I have not enough
> time actually to work on it):
> logo files here (you just have to dl "favicon.png" & "ffmpeg-logo.png", and
> replace them on your server)
> <http://www.movieconverter-studio.com/_PUBLIC/ffmpeg/logo-new/>
> and a proposal (not ended) for the site, yours is ugly ;-)
> <http://www.movieconverter-studio.com/_PUBLIC/ffmpeg/site-new/>
> this is a very simple version: full text with css, and only 2 pictures (logo
> and background)
> PS: full files here (with old files from the old thread)
> <http://www.movieconverter-studio.com/_PUBLIC/ffmpeg/>
> PPS: I will have more time in one week
> Last: I'm illustrator, mainly working for children editors, so I well know
> "copyright laws / author rights" in my country
> In france, you cannot have a patent on a "mathematical symbol" (I don't know
> US laws), so this version should be fully compliant
> bye
> Hervé

Would you provide explicit license for the use of this logo?
We assumed that the old logo was under free license, like the rest of ffmpeg.

Sorry for been too paranoid ;)

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