[XviD-devel] License/legal discussions

Christoph Lampert chl at math.uni-bonn.de
Tue Dec 2 13:34:59 CET 2003

On Tue, 2 Dec 2003, charact3r wrote:
> > My company has enhanced XviD and we'd like to work
> > out a solution as to
> > how we can distribute it. We'd prefer not to go the
> > Sigma Designs way,
> > that's why I'm asking.
> [...] 
> The copyright angle...
> (GPL paraphrased) You must distribute the source code
> of your xvid enhancements to anyone who receives your
> binary.  Easy.

Not really the right phrases. 

Thing is: If you used XVID as basis for own development and you want to
distribute the result, you have to do so under GPL. Only providing the
source isn't enough, it has to be with GPL license! 


P.S. Just curious: What did you enhance? 

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