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[whatwg] video tag javascript library for contemporary browsers

From: mozer <xmlizer@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2008 20:49:21 +0200
Message-ID: <21d9ade60810181149v1d68f166p1d68109d2d49ae10@mail.gmail.com>
Well...MySQL is also GPL and they find a way to circumvent this

Xmlizer

On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 7:28 PM, J. King <jking at dark-phantasy.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Oct 2008 13:13:17 -0400, Nils Dagsson Moskopp
> <nils-dagsson-moskopp at dieweltistgarnichtso.net> wrote:
>
>> Am Mittwoch, den 15.10.2008, 09:52 -0400 schrieb Michael A. Puls II:
>>>
>>> Awesome! The vlc plugin has awesome performance! Way better than
>>> native video implementations currently.
>>
>> Maybe the Mozilla and Opera people can tell us why ? After all, the
>> optimizations in VLC apparently are all open source ...
>
> Certainly in Opera's case VLC being open-source doesn't help: the code is
> released under a restrictive license (GPL), so unless I misunderstand the
> finer ponts of the license Opera would be unable to use it.
>
> --
> J. King
> http://jking.dark-phantasy.com/
>
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