[Matroska-devel] Re: Re: licenses...

Martin Bottanek bottanek at radlight.com
Mon Jul 5 12:14:07 CEST 2004


Correct. Anyway, the sourcecode is already available on TTA website.

"Moritz Bunkus" <moritz at bunkus.org> wrote in message
news:20040704173151.GE4029 at bunkus.org...
> Hi,
>
> > If so then why did we select the LGPL license for libebml/libmatroska if
no
> > one can use it?
>
> The other way around - everyone can use it. LGPL'ed code MAY be linked
> to non-(L)GPL'ed code. GPL'ed code may not be used inside and may not be
> linked to non-(L)GPL'ed code. Exception are system libraries (e.g. the C
> runtime libs on Windows or the Quicktime libs on MacOS).
>
> Mosu
>
> -- 
> If Darl McBride was in charge, he'd probably make marriage
> unconstitutional too, since clearly it de-emphasizes the commercial
> nature of normal human interaction, and probably is a major impediment
> to the commercial growth of prostitution. - Linus Torvalds






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