[FFmpeg-devel] release

Luca Abeni lucabe72
Fri Jan 30 20:28:47 CET 2009

Diego Biurrun wrote:
>>>>>> Does that mean that, one year from now, people still using that tarball
>>>>>> instead of the SVN head will be welcome on the mailing-lists and that
>>>>>> bugfixes will be backported?
>>>>> No, whoever wants to report bugs has to use the latest trunk version.
>>>> Sorry, but this makes a release completely useless...
>>> The point of a release cannot be reporting bugs against it.  What you
>>> say makes no sense.
>> The point of a release is that users are provided with something they
>> can use. If you release "ffmpeg v0.5" (or whatever you call it) and then
>> you ask people not to use it (otherwise they cannot report bugs), you
>> are just asking for more and more users complaining...
> Everybody has a different definition of user to start with and then
> extrapolates, guesses or infers their needs from there.  It's not
> surprising that results vary so wildly.

Ok; sorry. I should not have entered in this discussion, since what I 
say makes no sense


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