[FFmpeg-devel] Searching for a ffmpeg BCLO (bastard chief legal officer)

Mike Melanson mike
Fri Jan 25 22:24:01 CET 2008

Compn wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Jan 2008 17:01:52 +0100, Gabriel Bouvigne wrote:
>> Related:
>> In the case of Lame, if a quick and diplomatic contact doesn't work,
>> we noticed that a mention of the company and product name on our
>> website's "Wall of Shame" is quite efficient.
>> (It's so efficient that it's currently empty)
> mplayers' list of shame has companies on there for months (some even
> years). this is not a deterrent or effective way to defeat them.
> http://www.mplayerhq.hu/design7/projects.html
> but if you wish to try, ffmpeg homepage is in svn, just checkout a copy
> and send a patch.
> http://svn.mplayerhq.hu/ffmpeg.org/trunk/

Here's a crazy idea: Do you think it would get their attention to post
downloadable copies of their disassembled binaries in order to
flagrantly violate their so-called EULAs (which explicitly prohibit

Probably not a big deal. But I have the webspace for it. :)

	-Mike Melanson

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