[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 3/3] State that the policy should not be changed without public discussion.
Sun Oct 10 11:49:27 CEST 2010
On date Saturday 2010-10-09 07:27:31 +0000, Carl Eugen Hoyos encoded:
> Stefano Sabatini <stefano.sabatini-lala <at> poste.it> writes:
> > @item
> > - Do not change behavior of the programs (renaming or removing or
> > - changing or adding options etc) or public
> > + Do not change the development policy or or the behavior of the programs
> > + (renaming or removing or changing or adding options etc) or public
> > API or ABI without first discussing it on the ffmpeg-devel mailing list.
> > Do not remove functionality from the code. Just improve!
> I'm mildly against this:
> It makes this sentence even more difficult to read (note that I originally did
> not want to add API and API to this item).
So please elaborate and say how it can be improved.
> Additionally, there is no reason for this change: Diego claimed that this has
> happened before, but as said, this is not true.
The fact that there was no violation of this never-written rule
doesn't imply that to write it down is not a good idea.
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