[MPlayer-users] Re: License
Kjetil Torgrim Homme
kjetilho at linpro.no
Tue Oct 9 15:54:35 CEST 2001
"Robinson, Chad" <crobinson at rfgonline.com> writes:
> It's also wise to refer to the GPL in the command line usage screen,
> and to place at least a one-line "Copyright (c) YEAR,
> PersonWhoWroteIt" comment at the top of each source code
> file. (Making it two lines, with the second line referring readers
> to the COPYING file, is a good idea.)
That would be very nice.
> So the biggest issue is that MPlayer isn't even properly PROTECTED
> by the GPL at this time.
Mplayer is protected by copyright laws, no problem. It's the users
who lack protection :-). I think the intent is clear, so even if Arpi
and friends tried to sue us for pirating their code, they wouldn't get
very far. It's very hypothetical problem, anyway.
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