komh78 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 15:09:47 CET 2013
Jean-Baptiste Kempf wrote:
> vlc | branch: master | Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org> | Tue Nov 6 17:48:33 2012 +0100| [d0f40322e7ac70010b26c76feec9cffeec30cc3d] | committer: Jean-Baptiste Kempf
> Re-license almost all the playback modules to LGPLv2.1+ with
> authorization from their respective contributors (230+)
> This includes:
> - access, codec, packetizers, demux
> - audio filters, audio mixers, audio output
> - video filters, video chroma, video output
> - text renderers
> - XML parser
> - ARM NEON and SSE2 optimisations (mostly for chromas and filters)
> Some modules are not concerned:
> - BDA and DShow access modules because Manol Manolov is AWOL
> - Real RTSP, because it is derived from Xine
> - x264 and t140 because they are encoders only
> - DLL Loader, because it is derived from MPlayer
> - DTS packetizer, because Jon Lech Johansen is AWOL
> - Shine and WMAfixed, because they are derived from Rockbox
> - Real demuxer, as it is derived from MPlayer and Wang Bo is AWOL
> - MPC demuxer, as Yavor Doganov is AWOL
> - Tivo demuxer, because it is derived from an MPlayer fork
> - Playlist demuxer, (WPL and ZPL parts missing), because suheaven is AWOL
> - iOS audio output and video display, because author refuses the license change
> - Equalizer and compressor, because Ronald Wright is AWOL
> - Mono, Headphone and Dolby, because author refuses the license change
> - gradfun, hqdn3d and yadif, because they are from MPlayer/libavfilter
> - remoteosd, because it derives from RealVNC code
> - MMX optimisations, because Ollie Lho, from SiS, is AWOL
> Nota Bene:
> - Some modules depend on GPL-only libraries, a LGPL module does not mean
> that the resulting binary module will be LGPL.
> Libraries affected would include liba52, libdvdcss, libdvdnav, libdvdread,
> faad2, libdca, libmad, libmpeg2, libpostproc, SRC, sid, zvbi and probably others.
> modules/audio_output/kai.c | 18 +-
> modules/video_output/kva.c | 18 +-
I'm sorry that I've now noticed that kai.c and kva.c were re-licensed to
BTW, I didn't agree with this re-licensing for kai.c and kva.c.
In fact, kai.c and kva.c are using GPL library.
I don't think LGPL is compatible with GPL.
If it's compatible, I have no objections, else revert it please.
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