[FFmpeg-devel] release feedback

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Mon Mar 16 04:30:57 CET 2009

On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 07:15:11PM -0700, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
> Robert Swain wrote:
> > On 16/3/09 01:37, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> >> On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 01:04:34AM +0000, Robert Swain wrote:
> >>> In a 6 month period, it is pretty much guaranteed that a slew of new
> >>> formats have been integrated, existing formats will have received a
> >>> number of changes and the core of FFmpeg will have received some
> >>> non-trivial changes. 3-4 months gives time for change but not so much
> >>> time that the step between releases is very large.
> >> I must say I do not share your optimism that we can repeat this every
> >> 3 months from now on.  We barely managed to put one release out, let's
> >> start small and work things up from there.  In 3 months we can see if
> >> a release seems necessary.
> > 
> > As I seem to be the only advocate of 3 month releases with a voice at 
> > the moment, OK. We can play it by ear, though I would prefer to at least 
> > have a targeted release date for 6 months time somewhat set in stone. If 
> > it needs re-arranging by a week or two closer to the time, fair enough. 
> > If when we make said release we feel it was too far from the last 
> > release, we can change our plan.
> I strongly support the 3 month releases.

if they are forked before freezing then i dont mind, otherwise i prefer
6 month or a year.

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