[theora-dev] Suspected GPL violation by Erightsoft "super"

xiphmont at xiph.org xiphmont at xiph.org
Thu Nov 9 17:41:40 PST 2006

On 10/23/06, chl at iupr.net <chl at iupr.net> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> the SUPER codec by Erightsoft
> http://www.erightsoft.net/SUPER.html
> contains lots of GPL and LGPL code:
> mplayer, ffmpeg, x264, musepack, theora,
> which they admit and give credit for.
> Still, their product is proprietary,
> and they insist on it. I tried to get
> the source through their forum, but they
> of course won't give it:

Theora is not GPL or LGPL, it is BSD.  So at least in that specific
case, they are not obligated to provide source or contribute changes,
only to provide attribution, which they're doing.


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