[vlc-devel] Confusing copyright in the transrate directory

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon Aug 17 23:03:36 CEST 2009


There has been a complaint that modules/stream_out/transrate/putvlc.h
has a would-be non-GPL compliant license. This file was committed by
Christophe Massiot in 2003. Also similar-looking
modules/stream_out/transrate/getvlc.h has no license text at all.

Upon further investigation, David Flynn identified the origin as the
mpeg2codec package. You can get a copy there:

However, both files are really just table of numbers.
That sort of things cannot be copyrighted to the best of my knowledge.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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