[FFmpeg-devel] [VOTE] FFmpeg leader

Jason Garrett-Glaser darkshikari
Sat Oct 2 08:09:40 CEST 2010

On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 10:57 PM, Felipe Contreras
<felipe.contreras at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 2, 2010 at 8:47 AM, Jason Garrett-Glaser
> <darkshikari at gmail.com> wrote:
>> And since your maintainership covers all of ffmpeg, that gives you the
>> right to change whatever you want without asking anyone.
>> How about no.
> In some projects, like git.git, the maintainer sends his patches to
> the mailing list like everybody else. If nobody shouts, he pushes. I
> believe this is the most sensible approach; the maintainer should not
> be considered a flawless god whose opinion is above everybody else,
> and thus his patches should not be considered error free, nor
> unquestionable.

I agree.  Not even Linus commits his patches unquestionably; Michael
should be the same.

Dark Shikari

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