[FFmpeg-devel] Relicensing filters and general approach to crowd funding

Loren Merritt lorenm at u.washington.edu
Tue Nov 6 14:55:04 CET 2012

On Tue, 6 Nov 2012, Robert Krüger wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 10:02 PM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at>wrote:
>> but whats mainly missing ATM is
>> a list of copyright holders of yadif who need to agree
>> someone contacting them
>> an agreement on how to split the money up
>> Iam a bit busy to do this myself atm, also i dont want to be the one
>> who draws a line between whos agreement is needed and whos not. So
>> if you want to help here, this would be welcome
> yes, I'll try to do that.
> I started going through the git history putting together a list of authors
> with their contributions with a suggestion what to do with that (a final
> decision regarding who to ask for agreement is something I cannot make but
> I will document my opinion but IANAL).
> Is ffmpeg's git history enough or were there also several authors for the
> original mplayer code? If so I will go through those commits as well.

There were multiple authors.

--Loren Merritt

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