[FFmpeg-devel] [Fwd: ffserver user list]

Benoit Fouet benoit.fouet
Wed Mar 18 11:31:34 CET 2009

On 03/18/2009 11:19 AM, Naz wrote:
> compn wrote:
>> On Tue, 17 Mar 2009 22:58:03 +0100, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
>>> IMO is not a good idea, this would split even more the traffic, and
>>> increase the administration burden on the users, also many problems
>>> related to ffserver are also related to ffmpeg and friends.
>> how about an alias ffserver-user at mphq
>> it sends mails to ffmpeg-user, but has [ffserver-user] prefix
>> -compn
> I disagree that it is a bad idea. Most of the feedback that ffserver 
> users have had (and I've spoken to many others) leads me to the 
> conclusion that most ffmpeg users and devs avoid ffserver questions, as 
> it is not as widely used as ffmpeg itself. Furthermore, ffserver has a 
> discrete operation from ffmpeg, and is different enough that even the 
> ffmpeg experts are unable to help with even basic ffserver operation.
> I also disagree with the idea of an ffserver-users alias. The problem 
> that we ffserver users have is that our questions are lost among the 
> other ffmpeg questions, and that we can't easily identify other users 
> and issues that are relevant to us. An alias would go nowhere towards 
> solving this issue, nor would it prevent ffserver questions, which 
> ffmpeg users don't seem interested in, from cluttering up the 
> ffmpeg-users list.

at least that would allow you to have them in a different directory
easily in your MUA, using a filter by subject line.
So this is a step forward, even though the mails would not be sorted in
the archive.


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