[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: Creating releases

Benjamin Larsson banan
Sun Apr 15 22:37:36 CEST 2007

Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 14, 2007 at 03:35:59PM +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
>> On Sat, Apr 14, 2007 at 02:18:04PM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>>> Robert Swain <robert.swain at gmail.com> writes:
>>>>> To summarize, you are free to make whatever releases you wish, but you
>>>>> will be on your own.
>>>> Unless there are a group of FFmpeg developers who aspire to this
>>>> 'professional' approach to development. I hope that such a group
>>>> could coexist alongside the status quo.
>>> Fine by me.  I'm just saying that none of the currently active
>>> developers seem to be willing to invest that time.
>> Can you name the active developers, so I can weigh in their approval
>> or disapproval of having releases? Other than your post I didn't
>> really see anything disapproving of official releases.
> Look at the svn logs to see the list of active developers.
> The problem is that doing releases is work and work that few or none of
> the people working on FFmpeg feel motivated to do.  Releases also tend
> to generate the expectation to be supported with bug fixes.  I think the
> motivation to support releases is low as well.
> That said, I would personally welcome releases, especially if somebody
> volunteers to do the work.
> Do you have a timeframe for when you wish to do a release?
> Diego

I think official releases would be a good thing. And I'm willing to help
out to get it done.

Benjamin Larsson

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