[FFmpeg-trac] #6246(undetermined:new): Telegram Android

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Sat Mar 18 16:51:28 EET 2017

#6246: Telegram Android
             Reporter:  Dark_Arc     |                     Type:  license
               Status:  new          |  violation
            Component:               |                 Priority:  normal
  undetermined                       |                  Version:
             Keywords:               |  unspecified
             Blocking:               |               Blocked By:
Analyzed by developer:  0            |  Reproduced by developer:  0
 The Telegram android client is using FFmpeg as a statically linked
 library, however, they have not published their source code for the most
 recent version in over 5 months, and have refused numerous requests for
 source code updates.

 The repository, and code in question is can be found here:

 Build script:

 FFmpeg sources included:

 Google play store:

 As you can see the latest released version is 3.17 (March 3, 2017), while
 the latest released source code is for version 3.13.1 (October 11, 2016).

 As seen here, this is also the officially endorsed repository, and source
 code for the Telegram Android app on Google play:

Ticket URL: <https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/6246>
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