ffmpeg includes non-patented stuff

Jim Gettys jg at laptop.org
Wed Aug 1 13:05:53 EDT 2007

You could help by opening a trac issue outlining ffmpeg how to configure
it as best we can, avoiding the patents, leaving everything we can
legally ship.

                 - Jim

On Wed, 2007-08-01 at 01:22 -0400, Albert Cahalan wrote:
> Avoiding ffmpeg is throwing the baby out with the bath water. Despite
> the name, ffmpeg isn't all about MPEG. You can select formats at
> compile time.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libavcodec
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