[FFmpeg-devel] Support master branch of OpenJPEG and Grok J2K codecs

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Mon Apr 4 14:59:41 CEST 2016

On Mon, 4 Apr 2016 08:43:10 -0400
Aaron Boxer <boxerab at gmail.com> wrote:

> Sorry, I was wrong in my original statements. I've learned a bit more about
> how these
> licenses work.
> This is not a fork. FSF allows GPL 3 and AGPL 3 code to be combined.
> If FFmpeg can be distributed according to GPL 3, then it can included AGPL
> 3 code.
> Very simple.

FFmpeg is mainly distributed as "LGPL2.1 or later". If you really want
your lib to be useful, you should relicense it to LGPL2.1 or later
(which is the most compatible GPL license possible).

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