[theora-dev] Pure Java theora implementation - LGPL

Wim Taymans wim.taymans at gmail.com
Mon Aug 27 10:53:20 PDT 2007

On Mon, 2007-08-27 at 13:43 -0400, Ken Larson wrote:
> I've started working on a pure-java port of Theora under the LGPL, as a 
> subproject of FMJ, the open-source implementation of JMF.  It is similar 
> to and dependent on the jogg/jorbis libraries from jcraft.
> The Cortado implementation is nice, but since it is GPL, that is too 
> restrictive for FMJ, which is LGPL.

The theora decoder (in the com/fluendo/jheora module) is LGPL. It is
only the Cortado player applet that is under GPL. 


> This is, naturally, a large undertaking, and any help by anyone 
> interested would be appreciated.  Feel free to contact me.
> Ken Larson
> FMJ project, fmj.sourceforge.net
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