[vlc-devel] State of LGPL relicensing

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Tue Oct 18 17:13:40 CEST 2011


Just a short update so people don't wonder too much.

There are more or less 180 people to see for the LGPL for the

The very large majority of people have said yes, by mail, in public or
by the license website.

The annoying missing bits are:
 - JLJ, as expected. I should see him next week, in SF.
 - walken... no comment. I'll try to kick Chris to kick him.
 - Ken Self, from the BDA module that changed some GUID in the includes.
   no answer from anywhere...

There are 2 other people who didn't answer, but whose contributions are
very minimal/trivial:

I am checking with lawyers on what to do with those. And trying to
contact them both.

And finally, someone did a couple of recent commits and is checking with
his company for relicensing, but I have very good hope on that part.


Jean-Baptiste Kempf
http://www.jbkempf.com/ - +33 672 704 734
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