[alsa-devel] [Alsa-devel] Quality resampling code for libasound

Jean-Marc Valin jean-marc.valin at usherbrooke.ca
Fri Mar 23 22:43:58 CET 2007

>> OK, so I never quite understood why you don't want BSD-licensed code in
>> alsa, but I've already said I'm willing to allow relicensing to LGPL as
>> long as it doesn't mean too much pollution in my source files.
> That's good.  Keeping the single license in the whole tree is very
> important.
> BTW, what one calls "pollution" can be "sanitization" for others.
> That's the opensource development...

Here's the deal. You give me a paragraph that adds the LGPL license in
no more then 5 lines and I'll add it to the resampler header now.

>> Note BTW
>> that if you want to link with libspeex directly then you'll need to live
>> with the BSD license because there are some parts of Speex that cannot
>> be dual-licensed because I don't own the copyright.
> If we reuse the libspeex shlib, we won't do it from alsa-lib but from
> the existing plugin in alsa-plugins package.  So, alsa-lib will stay
> unchanged.

No more plans to have the resampler in alsa-lib?

> Actually, any optimization would be interesting for us, too.

Good. Actually, if you know anyone good at SSE code, I'm interested :-)


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