[gst-devel] LiveSupport 1.0 released - based on gstreamer, including a SMIL gst element

Christian Fredrik Kalager Schaller uraeus at linuxrising.org
Thu Sep 15 03:51:52 CEST 2005

On Thu, 2005-09-15 at 11:34 +0200, Ákos Maróy wrote:
> Christian Fredrik Kalager Schaller wrote:
> > Hi Akos,
> > Your software looks nice, great stuff! I will leave answering your
> I'm glad you like it..
> > Any chance you could license these elements under the LGPL instead of
> > the GPL? Being LGPL is a pre-requsite for us to consider including them
> > in one of the upstream GStreamer plugins modules.
> I'm not sure how to go on with re-licensing. We've already published it
> under GPL - how would we double-license (or re-license) the gstreamer
> elements under LGPL?
As long as all the copyright holders agree you can re-license at any
time you want. The code out there would of course still be GPL but you
could release a new 'copy' of the code under the LGPL. Dual-licensing
LGPL/GPL is possible, I know Mozilla does it, but I never seen the point
as LGPL has a clause allowing you to relicense the code to GPL for your


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