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

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Tue Jan 29 11:27:26 CET 2008

Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2008 at 11:22:04PM -0500, Rich Felker wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 29, 2008 at 04:46:31AM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>>>>> * not following democratic vote on mplayer-dev-eng about uotis account
>>>> Democracy is more than just voting, you need a constitution.  You could
>>>> say that the policy document is such a thing, but it says nothing about
>>>> voting or when an account should or will be revoked.
>>> You dont need a constitution, a constitution can help clarify some things
>>> but its not strictly essential. Any group of N people can just vote about
>>> something without writing a constitution first.
>> I disagree strongly with this claim. Without a constitution specifying
>> how the voting works, voting cannot be meaningful unless there's
>> always a clear dichotomy between choices and everyone agrees on who
>> gets to vote, etc. Whenever there are more than 2 choices, voting is a
>> highly nontrivial matter, and usually when there are only 2 choices
>> it's because the person calling the vote framed the question in a
>> biased way by setting up false dichotomies... (I'm talking about
>> voting in general not ffmpeg/mplayer history...)
> for us:
> who= all developers

If today is the day to write rules, I would prefer "people with svn
account", that is FFmpeg one.


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