[FFmpeg-devel] Google Summer of Code 2010 is coming

Loren Merritt lorenm
Sat Jan 30 16:41:49 CET 2010

On Sat, 30 Jan 2010, Jason Garrett-Glaser wrote:

>> of course not, its pure medical issue of the psychology part.
>> Something about hatered, undermining of common efforts, NIH syndrom,
>> ape courtship behaviour in the sense of "Look i got the bigger muxer"
>> That just sounds better if you stand alone with your big muxer standing
>> out.
> Actually, I would of course support using libavformat's; the reason
> that we're getting a DVB muxer is because someone wanted to write a
> DVB muxer.  If I was the one writing it, I would NEVER have chosen to
> do it like this.  But it's the choice of the author, and the author
> isn't me.  He came to me after he had already written quite a bit of
> it, so I wasn't exactly about to tell him to throw it out.

Why not? If someone wanted to write a DVB muxer, that's a perfectly good 
reason to write a DVB muxer, but it's no reason at all for us to accept 
the patch.

--Loren Merritt

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