[FFmpeg-cvslog] random thoughts about SoC (was: Re: random thoughts about refactoring)
Mon Jan 11 08:34:53 CET 2010
On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 08:22:39AM +0530, Jai Menon wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 12:08:22AM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > > > Kartikey Mahendra Bhatt and Xiaohui Sun were complete failures, then
> > > > there's a bunch of incompetent ones that failed during qualification.
> > > >
> > > > > also jai is indian if iam not mistaken and he wrote the alac stuff
> > > > > jai failed on jpeg2k but kamil who i think was from poland failed on that
> > > > > before.
> > > >
> > > > Jai worked well one year and milked SoC for the money the next year..
> > >
> > > i think lack of communication was one of the main reasons of jais
> > > failing in the 2nd year.
> > That's hard to believe for a student that has been around for such
> > a long time.
> Yes, and thats where I guess our opinions differ. I believe gsoc to be
> more of a stepping stone and that projects benefit more from getting
> long term contributors, rather than N number of decoders (where N =
> No. of allotted slots). I guess I dont look at it like a one-time
> bounty/paid job. I'm sure you and maybe others will disagree, but
> thats fine, we are all entitled to our opinions and interpretation of
> the "gsoc manifesto".
How is this related to my doubting lack of communication as the main
You don't know my opinion about what SoC goals should be for FFmpeg.
I have not voiced my opinion and what you imply it might be is wrong.
So please don't go around extrapolating opinions from random remarks
in the general context of a subject. Much more so when they get
quoted out of context by a third person.
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