Resolution 2012-05-25.rtb.1: FFmpeg as SPI associated project

This resolution was adopted by the Board of Directors of SPI at their meeting of June 14, 2012. Stefano Sabatini accepted on behalf of FFmpeg during the same meeting.


  1. FFmpeg is a substantial and significant Free Software project.

  2. The FFmpeg developers would like SPI's support and assistance, including taking Donations, Holding Funds and legal assistance.


  1. FFmpeg is formally invited to become an SPI Associated Project, according to the SPI Framework for Associated Projects, SPI Resolution 1998-11-16.iwj.1-amended-2004-08-10.iwj.1, a copy of which can be found at

  2. Stefano Sabatini is recognised by SPI as the authoritative decision maker and SPI liaison for FFmpeg. Successors will be appointed following a consensus on the mailing list. If a consensus cannot be achieved an election for the SPI liaison will be held among members of the mailing list.

  3. This invitation will lapse, if not accepted, 60 days after it is approved by the SPI Board.