[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/2] opus_pvq: add resynth support and band encoding cost function

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Sat Apr 15 08:55:50 EEST 2017

2017-04-15 2:35 GMT+02:00 wm4 <nfxjfg at googlemail.com>:

> Legally, all these copyright headers are meaningless, as long as the
> license is correct.

You are joking, right?

> If they weren't, FFmpeg would be in trouble for changing the copyright
> headers of all files added by Libav from "Libav" to "FFmpeg".

Nobody is talking about the project name.

> It's possible that Libav is not always careful with attribution, but
> it's the same with FFmpeg. For example, af_pan.c is LGPL, even though
> it was ported from MPlayer GPL code, and the author could not be
> contacted. Recently, I contacted the same author about relicensing the
> same MPlayer code (of which af_pan.c was a subset of) to LGPL, and he
> explicitly denied relicensing. So if I had been cehoyos, I probably
> wouldn't shut up about how FFmpeg violates copyrights (fortunately I'm
> not cehoyos). I think nowadays af_pan.c certainly does not violate the
> original author's copyright though, because absolutely all code was
> removed/replaced.

Do I understand correctly that you are neither defaming Clement nor
doing something that is illegal?

Carl Eugen

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