[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] replace some static with asm_visibility or so

Diego Biurrun diego
Tue Jan 29 01:28:51 CET 2008

On Mon, Jan 28, 2008 at 07:49:20PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2008 at 05:59:29PM +0000, Robert Swain wrote:
> > On 28/01/2008, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> > > On Mon, Jan 28, 2008 at 03:22:53PM +0000, Robert Swain wrote:
> > 
> > > > We're adults, not children, we don't need to bitch back and
> > > > forth to resolve something.
> > >
> > > Well, why does this somehow not match my memory of the behavior of some
> > > people here ...
> > 
> > That kind of comment pokes the embers and can makes things worse. I
> > made that statement in an attempt to get through to people that we
> > _are_ adults regardless of what discussions of happened and gone
> > astray in the past. Just because we're volunteers (or otherwise)
> > doesn't mean we should devolve into petty, non-productive squabbles
> > all the time. We all want the same thing - to make FFmpeg awesomer. :)
> I see a boring and gray future for the ffmpeg project. How long until
> we reply like:
> "Sir, iam very sorry and iam deeply embarrased but i think we will have
>  to remove this hidden backdoor before we commit your patch. But dont fear
>  i can assure you that no work on your part will be needed. We will do
>  whatever is needed to correct that part which we feel is problematic to
>  us."
> Somehow i think we are getting old, developemnt will cease and ffmpeg will
> die or turn into a unmaintainable bloated mess maintained by ......
> who are too affraid to say what they think and thus let bad patches and
> commits into svn. Feeling uncomfortable to voice their concerns ...
> I much prefer if someone tells me iam a retard who cant code while pointing
> at a serious bug or design issue. Than having such issue stay unnoticed ...

Are you trying to say that issues will stay unnoticed or unfixed without
rude treatment?  This is preposterous.


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