[vlc-devel] [TROLL] LGPL vs GPL
jb at videolan.org
Wed Nov 20 16:37:59 CET 2013
On 20 Nov, Devin Heitmueller wrote :
> On Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 8:39 AM, Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I hope I had you with the subject, but please read :)
> > So, most of the work on relicensing playback and streaming to LGPLv2.1+
> > is now done.
> > Yet, some part remains, and are listed under it.
> > If I mark with a "??" this means I need your input.
> > Access:
> > -------
> > DShow, because of one missing author
> > BDA, idem
> > RealRTSP, because lol @xine/mplayer authoring mess
> > v4l2, linux headers GPL
> videodev2.h is dual licensed GPL/BSD specifically so it can be used by
> closed source applications. If v4l2-common.h and v4l2-controls.h are
> expected to be used by userland, then the lack of comparable licensing
> is most likely an oversight. I will check in with Hans Verkuil and
> get his take.
Interesting, I had absolutely no idea...
Thanks for looking at that.
With my kindest regards,
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