[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] faad2 version 2.5 support, second try

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik
Mon Jan 14 12:07:29 CET 2008

On Monday, 14 January 2008 at 04:34, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 13, 2008 at 06:39:57PM +0200, Ivan Kalvachev wrote:
> > Two months ago I heard that the text is changed and today I did
> > download libfaad 2.6.1 and checked it myselfs. (CVS says the change is
> > done at revision 1.10, Thu Nov 1 12:33:29 2007 UTC )
> > The text now says:
> > 
> > ** The "appropriate copyright message" mentioned in section 2c of the GPLv2
> > ** must read: "Code from FAAD2 is copyright (c) Nero AG, www.nero.com"
> > 
> > I think this text looks quite GPL complaint. At least I can't find
> > reason why it wouldn't be.
> > 
> > I was wondering if we can now reconsider the original patch from this thread.
> Is there some statement from the FSF about this? If no id say we should wait.

Or we could ask.

> The statement above defines what appropriate is which is an additional
> restriction if the legal meaning of appropriate is "wider" than this.

Wider than what?

> Also an appropriate copyright statement for ffmpeg is certainly not
> "Code from FAAD2 is copyright (c) Nero AG, www.nero.com", that might be
> part of it but its not alone on its own appropriate

Why do you say it is not appropriate? What would you consider appropriate?


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