[gst-devel] Use of code from Donald Graft

Jérémy SIMON jesimon at libertysurf.fr
Sun Sep 1 09:43:21 CEST 2002

> Hi everyone,

Hi Christian

> I have mailed a bit forth and back with Donald Graft and gotten his
> permission to use code he has created under the LGPL. I will update the
> Sharpen plugin that Jeremy Simon made so the code points to LGPL instead
> of GPL. This permision also goes for any other code from Donald that
> gets made into GStreamer plugins. 

That's great :). This man has done some nice plugins for VirtualDub.

> Also just for the record so did Donald ask us to make very sure that the
> plugins based on his code always have their sourcecode available as the
> LGPL demands.
> Jeremy, btw I see that your code seems to be based on a port of Donald's
> code by a Tillmann Bitterberg, any idea if this is a significant part of
> the code? Or is it more like you looked at his glue code for transcode
> when you made the glue code for GSteamer?  I mean do I need to ask
> Tillmann too to get permision to LGPL?

I looked at Tillmann's transcode plugin to get some ideas and how to
deal with virtualdub data types. The plugin core is the same as Donald's
one. So I think you don't need to ask Tillman but I'm not sure ...


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