[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] *.rc: add real license to LegalCopyright string
michaelni at gmx.at
Sun Dec 29 04:13:14 CET 2013
On Sat, Dec 28, 2013 at 06:19:52PM -0800, Timothy Gu wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 14, 2013 at 6:33 PM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> > On Sat, Dec 14, 2013 at 12:20:15PM -0800, Timothy Gu wrote:
> >> On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 5:58 PM, James Almer <jamrial at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > On 10/12/13 10:45 PM, Timothy Gu wrote:
> >> >> Signed-off-by: Timothy Gu <timothygu99 at gmail.com>
> >> >> ---
> >> >> Depends on the gen-rc patch
> >> >
> >> > This can be applied to the rc files in the tree, then to gen-rc
> >> > in a separate patch once and if that's committed.
> >> Already committed a few days ago.
> >> >
> >> > The patch is good, but IANAL, so I'll let the review to someone
> >> > more knowledgeable about the whole licensing stuff.
> >> Ping.
> > i can apply it if someone with a clue about legal things says that
> > its a good idea
> Well you know there are no such people on this ML. But alooking at
> .rc's of some other projects (zlib, VirtualBox, GTK+), they all don't
> have real license in them. So, patch dropped.
> PS: I still think it is a good idea to let users know the license, and
> even build configuration of an FFmpeg DLL, as FFmpeg is really modular
> and one avcodec.dll with --disable-everything is very different from
> another with --enable-nonfree.
that would make sense, indeed
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