[vorbis-dev] License and changes (was: DropOgg for MacOS.)

Lourens Veen jsr at dds.nl
Wed Jan 31 01:38:20 PST 2001

Michael Smith wrote:
> If there are fixes needed, we'd like to get them into the main
> distribution. Technically, you have to make available ANY changes, no
> matter how trivial - but we mostly just want libvorbis to work as-is on
> pretty much every platform. If you could send a patch with all the
> required changes, we'd much appreciate it.
> Michael

Hey that's strange. I thought you were allowed to make changes to the
lib and keep them private, as long as you don't distribute them. But I
checked the LGPL and you're right, they have to be made available. I
think this is a bit strange, but I suppose RMS has his reasons.


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