[MPlayer-cvslog] CVS: main/libaf af_hrtf.c, NONE, 1.1 af_hrtf.h, NONE, 1.1

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de
Tue Jan 4 11:31:27 CET 2005

On Tue, Jan 04, 2005 at 10:57:20AM +0100, Jindrich Makovicka wrote:
> Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> >>  "This data is Copyright 1994 by the MIT Media Laboratory.  It is
> >>  provided free with no restrictions on use, provided the authors are
> >>  cited when the data is used in any research or commercial
> >>  application."
> >
> >Not only that I hate that it outputs that much much on the console, have
> >you checked whether this is GPL-compatible?
> I think yes, if we can consider the filter output a derived work. GPL 
> says this may vary from case to case, but I believe that enough 
> information about the data is propagated to the output so we can 
> consider it a derived work covered by GPL, thus requiring to give 
> authors a proper credit.

I think you misunderstood. My point is that they put restrictions on
commercial use, in sofar as you have to cite the authors.
My question was if such restrictions are possible with GPL, i.e. if
it is even possible to publish af_hrtf.c under a GPL license.

Reimar Döffinger

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