[FFmpeg-devel] [VOTE] Equality and leader team

Jai Menon jmenon86
Sat Feb 5 20:51:26 CET 2011

On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 1:34 PM, Felipe Contreras
<felipe.contreras at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 6:31 PM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
>> On Sat, Feb 05, 2011 at 05:47:18PM +0200, Felipe Contreras wrote:
>>> On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 1:31 PM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
>>> > It was said the new system is similar to the linux kernel, but really it has
>>> > nothing to do with it. Linus and Andrew have not been locked out of the
>>> > process by 7 of their friends and asked to send patches.
>>> This shows you have absolutely no idea how linux development works.
>>> Andrew Morton sends all his patches:
>>> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel.mm/57767
>>> In fact, he has to, because nor he, nor anybody else has commit access
>>> to Linus's tree, but Linus. That's the whole point of a *distributed*
>>> DSCM; every person has his own repo. But according to your definition,
>>> Linus has evilly locked out all kernel developers and maintainers.
>> nope, linus is the most qualified and it makes alot of sense that he is the
>> gatekeeper, what we have here is different, the 7 barely know maybe 1/3 of
>> the code. Iam alone the author of 1/3 and know alot more.
> And this statement is bogus, this is what git blame returns:


> <diego at biurrun.de> ? ? ?10.49%

Take a hard look at that figure. These numbers don't mean anything.

Jai Menon

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