[MPlayer-users] Mplayer not fully Free/GPL software?! eventhough the webpage says

Arpi arpi at thot.banki.hu
Thu Jul 4 21:56:06 CEST 2002


> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> In divx4_vbr.c after the gpl statemet there is this:
> *  Large parts of this code were taken from VbrControl() *
> *  from the OpenDivX project, (C) divxnetworks,          *
> *  this code is published under DivX Open license, which *
> *  can be found... somewhere... oh, whatever...          *
> WTF?

divx4linux is not GPL, and this file belongs to divx4 support
if you don't use divx4 or xvid (neither of them is gpl) thsi file is not

they (divx4/xvid authors) should include this in their lib but they don't do
so for unknown reason :(

A'rpi / Astral & ESP-team

Developer of MPlayer, the Movie Player for Linux - http://www.MPlayerHQ.hu

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