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Re: JPEG Encoder Class Contribution

From: Mark Wielaard
Subject: Re: JPEG Encoder Class Contribution
Date: Mon, 23 May 2005 23:16:02 +0200

Hi Trevor,

On Mon, 2005-05-23 at 15:48 +0200, Sven de Marothy wrote:
> This sounds like it could be useful to us indeed. Our (or at least my)
> short-term plan here was to have an imageio plugin wrapping libjpeg, and
> in the long-term complement that with a pure-java plugin.
> This could be quite useful as a start with the latter! So yes please. :)

Yes, this looks like a very useful contribution. Thanks.

> We'll need to assign the code to the FSF as with all Classpath code.
> (This doesn't mean giving up any rights though, since the FSF gives a
> full grant-back or rights, so you can still distribute it under your own
> license later if you want to.)
> Also, we've got a clean-room requirement. I assume haven't looked at any
> proprietary JPEG encoders/decoders? 
> (If you did this for class, that'd be cheating though, wouldn't it? :))

Hehe :)

But indeed. We have some requirements to make sure GNU Classpath is and
always will be Free Software. So we are keeping a paper-trail of all
contributions. Please see the overview at:

And some more info on our developer wiki if you need some

I'll send you the forms and formal questions off-list.



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