[FFmpeg-user] More Liberal Licensing

Carl Zwanzig cpz at tuunq.com
Mon Nov 27 20:03:18 EET 2023

On 11/27/2023 9:50 AM, Suminda Sirinath Salpitikorala Dharmasena wrote:
> Is there a possibility to gradually move away from *GPL to a more liberal
> license? E.g. Apache 2.0 and/or MIT and/or BSD.

That's unlikely as overall ffmpeg has contributions from many authors and 
they'd all have to agree (also note the "non-free" compile option).

While I'm not a big fan of the GPL, what restrictions does it impose that 
are objectionable?


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