[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/2] LICENSE: Complete GPL'd external libraries list

Timothy Gu timothygu99 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 12 00:13:26 CEST 2013

On Jun 10, 2013 4:13 PM, "Stefano Sabatini" <stefasab at gmail.com> wrote:
> About frei0r, I'm not sure it should be considered a "library" since
> it is only a GPL-ed header, but I'll commit the relevant part
> (together with configure tweaks) if noone has better ideas.

Including a header -> a software is contains that header-> part of the
software is GPL'd -> the software is GPL'd.

For the Freetype license issue, I received the following response for its
mailing list:

On Jun 11, 2013 2:56 PM, "Werner LEMBERG" <wl at gnu.org> wrote:
> > So, is FTL LGPL v2.1-compatible?
> I don't know sorry.  Noone has ever asked, IIRC.
> > Also, is there any distinctive difference between FTL and 3-clause
> > BSD except for the fact that FTL is longer? This will help us
> > clarify the license relationship with other projects.
> FTL has an additional advertisement clause.

I have no idea what that means.

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