[FFmpeg-devel] FOMS 2009 FFmpeg outbrief

Måns Rullgård mans
Mon Jan 26 17:14:38 CET 2009

"Ronald S. Bultje" <rsbultje at gmail.com> writes:

> Hi Mans,
> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 10:52 AM, M?ns Rullg?rd <mans at mansr.com> wrote:
>> "Ronald S. Bultje" <rsbultje at gmail.com> writes:
>>> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 10:31 AM, Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 03:06:51PM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
>>>>> What is that method?  A quick search on Google revealed nothing.
>>>> Can anybody shine a light on this?
>>> It is a blind way of releasing weekly or monthly snapshots of the
>>> current trunk with essentially no guaranteed QA&co. The idea is to get
>>> it out so people use it.
>> We have a public svn repository, and we put daily snapshots on the web
>> server.  Isn't that enough?
> It addresses the complaint that there's no releases.

So going from daily snapshots to weekly would make these people shut

> However, I honestly don't think making releases will change the
> complaining about ffmpeg at all. It would be so good if they would
> interact in and contribute to this discussion.

Given that most of the complaints are invalid, e.g. the API hasn't
changed nearly as often as they say, there really isn't much we can
do.  If people want to make up false claims about FFmpeg, and then
complain about them, they'll keep doing that no matter what we do.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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