[MPlayer-dev-eng] MPlayer licensing [and lotso other stuff as I'm tySat Nov 24 13:20:17 2001
arpi at thot.banki.hu
Sat Nov 24 12:23:25 CET 2001
> Milyen volt Dunaujvaros? ;)
volt facecompo. de .so remelem nem adja ki a fotokat :)
> > > > 1. Do we want to make it fully GPL?
> > > Should be.
> > Why? As you see, being non-GPL helps us more now :)
> > (as they can't use demuxer code in os2 version as its' non-gpl)
btw, the screenshot in news is not from warpvision...
so you should remove it.
> > > > IMHO the best thing is to rule out external non-GPL code from mplayer and
> > > > make it fully GPL, because then we can be fully assured of our code being
> > > > protected by it and with it by the FSF.
> > > Agreed.
> > Disagreed.
> Ok, I won't question you :)
> > > Yes :/
> > No.
> > Until we make it possible to create usefull binary packages, we shouldn't
> > change the license. And after it's done, i'm unsure it should be GPL. maybe
> > other licenses (BSD?) are better for our needs.
> I'll check BSD license. Can we distribute GPL code with BSD license?
but if we disallow binaries... :)
> > > > So the binary thing is nothing we have really control, so we shouldn't fight
> > > > against it.
> > > Yes.. :(
> > I think we have control, by denying support and making it illegal.
> Err.. I understand, but this is what we really shouldn't (we can, but
> _shouldn't_) do for a long time.
we _have_ to, until it's solved.
> > most of current users (who are able to compile it) don't include it.
> > why do you expect it from apt-get install lamers?
> Yes I didn't really mean it :)
> > Maybe we should make a multimedia presentation with charts showing speed of
> > selfcompiled and binary package versions and play it every time the player
> > is started :)
> We always wanted some simple demo video included :)
> > > > Btw. we should remove stuff like the "GPL sux" from our public homepage, this
> > i agree
> > and it was put out without my permission...
> Sorry. When I told you, you didn't object :)
> Should I remove it?
> > > > And we should aswell stop to insult other people on the page, there are
> > > > better ways to say that other people did something bad, without insulting
> > Agree. You should remove all these news entries, and display only one
> > describing facts and current status of warpvision thingie.
> > And current news entry is bad, because our problem is not (only) hiding the
> > source, it's hiding the copyright.
> The red star means Heineken, btw :)
Change it to Reiser. A ser. Nem koser. :)
> I'll change te stuff.
A'rpi / Astral & ESP-team
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