[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] legal: remove Legal Threats section

Lou Logan lou at lrcd.com
Fri Oct 23 01:19:02 CEST 2015

Signed-off-by: Lou Logan <lou at lrcd.com>

I'm tired of looking at it, being reminded of such things, and it has
served its purpose long ago.

 src/legal | 11 -----------
 1 file changed, 11 deletions(-)

diff --git a/src/legal b/src/legal
index c235d31..1037a69 100644
--- a/src/legal
+++ b/src/legal
@@ -157,14 +157,3 @@ you start trying to make money from patented technologies, the owners of
 the patents will come after their licensing fees. Notably, MPEG LA is
 vigilant and diligent about collecting for MPEG-related technologies.
-<h1>Legal threats</h1>
-<a id="legal_threat"></a><h3>May 30, 2011</h3>
-Today FFmpeg has received the <a href="threat1.png">first legal threat</a> in its existence. Its
-from a previous root admin of FFmpeg, who now is root admin of the
-Libav fork of FFmpeg. He claims copyright on the zigzag part of our
-logo. It has to be noted that he said 4 years ago <a href="http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.video.ffmpeg.devel/44742"><cite>Credit to whoever came up with the zigzag idea</cite></a></p>
-<p><i>Update May 31/June 1:</i> we have replaced the logo with a better looking one drawn by
-Hervé Flores.</p>

More information about the ffmpeg-devel mailing list