[FFmpeg-devel] FFmpeg code Attribution

Michael Bradshaw mjbshaw at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 20:59:55 CET 2016

On Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 12:24 PM, Aaron Boxer <boxerab at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Again,
> I took a look at the FFmpeg j2k code. Now, I've worked with OpenJPEG for
> many years, and I would say at least 20% of the code in FFmpeg was either
> directly copied from OpenJPEG, or is very similar to OpenJPEG code.
> I think the people who did the work on the FFmpeg codec would readily admit
> that they copied a certain amount directly from the other project.
> So, I think that the OpenJPEG BSD license should appear on those files with
> copied code from OpenJPEG, to comply with the BSD license. I can list some
> of the files (there aren't many) if people are interested.

Go ahead and list the files and sections of code you're concerned
about (or the commits that introduced the code). Chances are that's
going to come up in the thread anyway, so might as well do it from the

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