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Re: [Gnash-dev] swfdec / gnash hacking competition

From: Markus Gothe
Subject: Re: [Gnash-dev] swfdec / gnash hacking competition
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2007 11:29:50 +0100
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Interesting point of his that boost is an issue. Actually back in
september we hadn't introduced/used boost at all. Seems like
doublethought from him to justify his choice.


John Gilmore wrote:
> Benjamin Otte, the guy who picked up swfdec and has been hacking it
>  since September, says he's got youtube working with it now:
> Here's why he didn't choose to hack on gnash instead: "Gnash is low
>  quality, written in C++ with Boost, requires Copyright assignment,
> svn doesn't even compile and it does less than my current Swfdec,
> so I didn't hack on it."  Hmm, swfdec is LGPL, but he doesn't want
> to assign his copyright to FSF?  Not sure what his concern is.
> John
> PS:  Of course, if everyone was working on the same code, it would
> evolve faster; but having some competition is a good thing too.
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