[MPlayer-dev-eng] possible Licence infringement
Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski
dominik at rangers.eu.org
Thu Apr 5 23:06:51 CEST 2007
On Tuesday, 03 April 2007 at 16:09, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 09:56:41AM +0100, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> > On Sunday, 04 March 2007 at 04:54, Gianluigi Tiesi wrote:
> > > An user spotted me to this software:
> > > http://applian.com/replay-converter/index.php
> > > It's a commercial app that converts/encode videos
> > > similar to megui as the concept.
> > >
> > > it embeds in the package a lot of binary codecs and gpl-ed apps
> > > it also has an ancestral version of mencoder (2005),
> > > It's legal to do this?
> > If it contains binaries compiled from unmodified sources, then mostly yes,
> > though the sources which were used to build those binaries should be made
> > available. I'll look into this soon.
> Did you look into this? Even if you don't pursue this case anymore, add
> it to the list of blacklisted projects.
I have it on my list, I'll try to add it this weekend.
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