[FFmpeg-devel] release feedback

Robert Swain robert.swain
Sat Mar 14 23:56:25 CET 2009

On 14/3/09 22:47, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Robert Swain<robert.swain at gmail.com>  writes:
>> It seems the hosts of mplayerhq.hu (I know this is under our control),
>> ffmpeg.org and roundup are all have their issues at the moment.
>> One item of note that is not related to this thread: while Attila is an
>> excellent server administrator and provides us with a very good server,
>> the response time for the server 'failure' we experienced severely
>> stunts development.
>> Hopefully that was very rare downtime so it won't matter, but losing the
>> mailing lists halts the vast majority of FFmpeg's (and MPlayer's)
>> development.
>> I understand Attila has his own daily activities to deal with, but in
>> terms of hosting support, we could really do with something with a
>> faster turnaround time for such issues. Is there anything that can be
>> looked into to address this?
> Three options:
> 1. One of us moves to Z?rich.
> 2. We recruit a competent person already in Z?rich.
> 3. One of us keeps private jet on standby, ready to fly to Z?rich.


> If you've followed Mike's hosting saga, you'll realise that our
> self-provided service is pretty good.

Indeed. Attila actually fixes things and knows what's gone wrong. And he 
communicates it to us.


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