[Ffmpeg-devel] development policy change [RFC][PATCH]

Reimar Doeffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Mon Jul 3 12:39:53 CEST 2006

On Mon, Jul 03, 2006 at 11:52:55AM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> +++ ffmpeg-doc.texi	(working copy)
> @@ -1271,7 +1271,10 @@
>     you applied the patch.
>  @item
>     Do NOT commit to code actively maintained by others without permission. Send
> -   a patch to ffmpeg-devel instead.
> +   a patch to ffmpeg-devel instead. If noone awnsers within a reasonable time
> +   (12h for build failure and security fixes, 3 days for all other small changes
> +    1 week for big patches) then commit your patch if you think its ok
> +    also note, the maintainer can simply ask for more time to review!

Agree (except s/awnser/answer/ and s/its/it is/ of course), though 1
week might be a bit short for big changes, esp. since the maintainer
might simply be on holiday (or should we make it overcomplicated and
introduce a maintainer-on-holiday mode :-P )

Reimar Doeffinger

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