[FFmpeg-devel] New 'libav-users' mailing list

Vitor Sessak vitor1001
Sat Jan 19 20:22:52 CET 2008


Diego Biurrun wrote:
> 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.

Request made.


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