[FFmpeg-devel] [VOTE] Equality and leader team
Sat Feb 5 17:11:48 CET 2011
On Sat, Feb 05, 2011 at 06:02:35PM +0200, Felipe Contreras wrote:
> How about this, you setup a system with patchwork, to keep track of
> the patches, and the ack's. Then the system would commit the patch
> with clearly defined rules, such as, it has been ack'ed by a
> maintainer, _and_ one day has passed without nak's.
There is the problem that huge parts do not have any maintainer (except
Michael as a fallback, but that was removed together with the "leader"
title), or the maintainers do not respond for months (!).
Otherwise that would be a fine idea (ok, silly to say "a fine idea except
that it doesn't work", but maybe you still get what I want to say).
> You would need a
> maintainers list, like in linux, which would be useful regardless.
Uh, are you seriously not aware we have one? Or do you mean to say there's
something wrong with the one we have? Or what??
> I find this fight over committership ridiculous, the committers don't
> matter, the maintainers do.
My conclusion based on the discussion is that it is the other way around.
Though the precise meaning of maintainer was never defined.
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