[Flac-dev] Should FLAC join Xiph?

Miroslav Lichvar lichvarm at phoenix.inf.upol.cz
Thu Nov 21 14:20:03 PST 2002

On Thu, Nov 21, 2002 at 01:39:40AM -0800, Josh Coalson wrote:
> 2. The core libraries would become BSD-licensed.  I've been really
> 50/50 on this ever since I submitted the question to Slashdot
> (see http://ask.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=01/11/27/1650256 ).
> Now that WMA lossless is out it seems like less of an issue but
> I will still need to get permission from some of you, those that
> have contributed legally-significant (in the U.S. I think that
> means >10 lines of) code to libFLAC.  Only the codec libraries
> need to be BSD; the command-line tools and plugins would remain
> GPL.

If it is going to happen, you will get my permission.

> 3. Operations would move from Sourceforge to Xiph.  There are
> pluses and minuses, actually not so much minuses as unknowns.
> These are the main changes that would happen.  So I ask everyone,
> especially libFLAC contributors, what do you think?

I think it is a good idea.

Miroslav Lichvar

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