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Re: Bug#331072: ITP: cinelerra-cvs -- non-linear video editor and compositor for Linux.

Il giorno mer, 05/10/2005 alle 20.39 +0200, Holger Levsen ha scritto:
> Hi,
> Besides the original upstream (Heroine Virtual Ltd <broadcast@earthling.net>) 
> the people at http://cvs.cinelerra.org/devcorner/cvswrite.html (or the URL 
> itself) should be mentioned.

i don't know :) probably you are in right. i fogot it. sorry.

> > * URL             : http://www.example.org/
> This should be changed to http://cvs.cinelerra.org


> > This is a branched version of Cinelerra sometimes called
> > Cinelerra-CVS
> I dont think it's useful (at the moment) to have both versions of cinelerra in 
> Debian. So #78209, #156614 and #239570 could be closed.

alredy close (see damog's mail in d-d-a).

> OTOH, it's a seperatly maintained fork, so maybe not. What do you think ?
> BTW, IMHO it would really be a good idea to change that name. Maintainers of 
> cinelerra-cvs, what do you think ? Cinelerra has also been renamed in the 
> past :-)

afaik we will discuss it in the next weeks, months, years :)

> On Saturday 01 October 2005 15:44, Sam Hocevar wrote:
> >    Be careful, more than 1000 Cinelerra source files do not have a
> > proper license, a dozen are copyrighted by the MPEG group, another dozen
> > are under the old ugly OpenDivX license, and you have many additional
> > strange licensing terms in some files (such as free to copy and modify,
> > but not to redistribute).
> Sam gave me a list with his investigation of the cinelerra-cvs, I have 
> attached it. What strikes me most, is the lack of licences for 15% of the 
> whole sourcecode. (1013 out of 6631 (Sam's list from 2004-04-25 / my 
> cvs-checkout from monday). 
> Since this investigation is a year old, I would like to ask upstream and the 
> maintainers of the fork to comment on the current situation. Have those 
> issues been addressed ? (Yes, i'm too lazy to check this myself now. Thats why 
> I'm asking the people who should know whether they did that work ;)

we start talking about this issue last week. 

> Another big problem: Currently the build requirements for the debian packages 
> provided from cinelerra-cvs (see 
> http://cvs.cinelerra.org/getting_cinelerra.html or 
> http://developer.skolelinux.no/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/*checkout*/external/cinelerra/hvirtual/README.BUILD?rev=HEAD&content-type=text/plain
> ) include a number of packages which are not in Debian but distributed via 
> ftp://ftp.nerim.net/debian-marillat/ - I hope that it will be possible to 
> create a cinelerra version, which works with free codecs from Debian proper 
> only, and still can use additional codecs from marillat. 

afaik it could be possible, we are working on it.

a the moment cinelerra-cvs supports the encode to ogg/theora.
> I know that this most probably will be a long journey or even impossible - but 
> if this _is_ impossible I would like to spread the word, so there is an 
> incentive to work on a truly free tool for editing videos.


> regards,
> 	Holger (subscribed to those bugs and cinelerra-cvs..)
ciao giskard

non ho peli sulla lingua. e se ce li ho... non sono miei.

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