[Digikam-devel] JPEG2000 support...

Hubert Figuiere 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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