[FFmpeg-devel] [VOTE] FFmpeg leader

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Sat Oct 2 16:15:45 CEST 2010

On Sat, Oct 02, 2010 at 07:00:19AM -0700, Jason Garrett-Glaser wrote:
> > You continue to apply your own rules to ffmpeg instead of ffmpegs rules.
> > In ffmpeg the maintainer of code can commit without patches if he belives the
> > change to be non controversal. Without this rule developers will leave,
> > neither you, nor alex nor mans accepted review of their patches in the past
> > Its very odd you 3 now push to rules neither of you 3 is likely to accept
> > themselfs. Iam starting to wonder if its true what people have told me
> > that you want to destroy ffmpeg and make x264 replace it.
> > Trying to manipulate the ffmpeg policy so that everything comes to a halt
> > would be in line of that agenda
> Again, you are ignoring me.
> I said that you maintain all code, therefore you're feeling free to
> apply changes to any part of ffmpeg without any consultation with
> anyone.

This is plain not true, i dont maintain all and i dont commit to other
maintainers code without asking unless i know its trivial and they would be
ok with it.

> First you said I was wrong, and that this isn't true.
> And now you're saying I was right, and this is true.
> Which is it?  Are you feeling free to modify any part of ffmpeg as
> much as you want, including public API, without consultation with
> anyone, because "you maintain it"?  Or not?  You can't have your cake
> and eat it too.
> > not to mention neither are patches for x264 publically posted for review
> Fucking bullshit.  We post every single patch for days before review
> and make sure that every single active developer has looked over them.
>  Committing freely is strictly prohibited.  If ffmpeg had a similar
> level of code review, the average quality of code might be higher than
> ink flicked from a pen onto a pile of paper.

iam subscribed to x264-devel and patch review there is something more rare
than winning the lottery
or to say it differntly its like our svnlog is just without the diffs,
you see commits and noone replying
we have that too (with diffs) and its svnlog

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Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults. -- Antisthenes
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