[rtmpdump] [PATCH] Add option --realtime (-R) to rtmpdump to disable the BUFX hack

Howard Chu hyc at highlandsun.com
Thu Jul 26 15:12:52 CEST 2012

Panashe Flack wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 05:04:38AM -0700, Howard Chu wrote:
>> Just as an aside, KSV is no longer licensed to use the rtmpdump project's code
>> in any of his work. More explicitly, as the copyright owner of the Project, I
>> am changing the license terms to specifically exclude him. Anyone else may
>> still freely use the code under the terms of the GPL. KSV is expressly
>> excluded, and has no rights to use the code in any way, no matter in what form
>> the code arrived in his hands.
> Can you explain why on-list? I would hate to see this become a trend 
> where people that are willing to put work into bettering rtmpdump are 
> prevented from doing so

KSV has been distributing rtmpdump patches that contain actual Adobe binary
code. This is a clear violation of Adobe's copyright, first, and invites legal
trouble to the project that we have painstakingly avoided all these years.

Additionally, this is in direct violation of the GPL, which requires that
source code be provided for all modifications. Rather than admit his
wrongdoing and trying to work something out with us, he has resorted to name

Nobody will prevent you from contributing to the project if you abide by the
license and don't violate anyone's copyright. If you distribute my code
combined with code stolen from others, you get trouble.

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