[theora-dev] theora.org website proposal

Jay Sprenkle cupycake_jay at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 24 06:48:47 PST 2004

--- Arc Riley <arc at xiph.org> wrote:
> Speaking of the Helix player, what's the deal with
> this "Binary Research 
> Use License"?  IANAL, but the RPSL seems decent
> enough, but this second 
> license neuters most of the rights that the first
> license grants, most 
> specifically, the right to redistribute the source
> code.  
> As much as I'd like to see the player in action, I
> can't agree to the 
> second license.  Why is the player being advertised
> as being "copyleft" 
> and "open source" when it's restricted with a
> proprietary license?

This does look like a licensing tangle waiting
to happen...

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