[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH]lavd: Remove libndi newtek

Jan Ekström jeebjp at gmail.com
Mon Dec 3 20:45:45 EET 2018

On Mon, Dec 3, 2018 at 6:06 PM Carl Eugen Hoyos <ceffmpeg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi!
> It appears to me that NewTek abused our willingness to add an optional
> external nonfree library, I don't see many better options. See Ticket
> #7589 and a blog post by a NewTek engineer confirming the issue.
> Patch untested.
> Please comment, Carl Eugen

On the general idea of this - agreed.

Separately I think we should at least bring up a possible rethink of
our policy about non-open source nonfree components.

If it's:
- Not part of the OS
- Not open source

...maybe we should not include such a component upstream?

Best regards,

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