[theora-dev] dead DCSearchPoints code
giles at xiph.org
Wed Jun 18 03:26:19 PDT 2003
On Tuesday, June 17, 2003, at 11:02 pm, Dan Miller wrote:
> It would be much cleaner if you could release the text under the
> BSD-style Xiph license that Theora is released with. Having the spec
> include a GNU license could be confusing, potentially giving the
> impression that Theora itself is bound by GNU, which it's not. GNU is
> considerably more restrictive than our license
Actually, to the extent that this is documenting VP3 and part of the
ffmpeg re-implementation (under the GPL) I think the GFDL is fine for
now, and not a bad choice in general for specifications, which don't
"need" to be as free as a codec reference implementation.
Mike, I hope you don't mind, I checked your doc into theora cvs; it's a
great reference even at its current state of completion. Let me know
what you decide for the license; that should probably be clarified
before we ship it in a release.
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