[Digikam-devel] JPEG2000 support...
hubertf at xandros.com
Fri Dec 1 16:42:39 CET 2006
Gilles Caulier wrote:
> Right. But how Jasper project drive patent issues. This library is distributed
> under MIT license. Duing JPEG2000 patents, there is a risk to use this
> library in a GPL project like digiKam ?
Much like ffmpeg and other libraries deal with patents for video
decoding and encoding, and mp3.
But a camera manufacturer will surely get sued for patent infringement.
So that's an added cost, the patent license.
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