[FFmpeg-devel] New 'libav-users' mailing list
Sat Jan 19 20:08:58 CET 2008
On Sat, Jan 19, 2008 at 06:57:07PM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 03:22:18PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 15, 2008 at 10:12:41PM -0700, Kyle Mallory wrote:
> > > Michael N. suggested that I post to this board, requesting a new mailing
> > > list for the users (ie, developers using) the ffmpeg libraries.
> > >
> > > As an application developer using the libav* libraries, I have little or
> > > no interest in the command line usage of ffmpeg or its related
> > > utilities. Posting support requests to ffmpeg-devel is often met with a
> > > recommendation to post to ffmpeg-user. When posted to ffmpeg-user,
> > > amongst the plethora of requests about command-line usage, and compiling
> > > for various platforms, our posts are often overlooked by a dozen or two
> > > other posts. When searching the archives, finding relevant information
> > > becomes increasingly difficult. Us libav* users are the lonely bastard
> > > children, with no real place to call home...
> > >
> > > So, I'm asking the question to you all, the ffmpeg maintainers: Could we
> > > please have a new mailing list created, dedicated to people like me, who
> > > love what ffmpeg offers, but aren't really interested in using it as a
> > > command-line tool? Pretty please?
> > After the overwhelming support from people in favor of such a list ...
> > root please create libav-user, i volunteer as ml-admin.
> > and i suspect baptiste might as well?
> List created with you and Baptiste set as list administrators. I'll
> send you the password encrypted in a moment. If you need anything else,
> let me know.
Somebody who knows how please add the list to gmane.
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