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

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Sat Feb 5 21:22:33 CET 2011

On 2/5/11 7:39 AM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 05, 2011 at 03:39:02AM -0800, Jason Garrett-Glaser wrote:
>> On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 3:37 AM, Jason Garrett-Glaser <jason at x264.com> wrote:
>>>> * Disband the leader team of 7 and return commit and decission power to all
>>>>  developers.
>>>> Y Yes
>>>> N No
>>> What does this even mean?  Just like all your "votes", this doesn't
>>> make any sense and does nothing but beg the question.
>>> "Disband the 7 committers", whatever that means, would mean we would
>>> have no more committers on ffmpeg at all.  I think this is a bad idea,
>>> because without committers, there won't be any development.  Perhaps
>>> you wanted to vote on ADDING MORE committers, instead of REMOVING
>>> them?
>>> What does "return commit and decision power to all developers" mean?
>>> How do developers not have "decision power" now that they had before?
>>> I'm completely confused as to what this vote is supposed to be on --
>>> and even more confused about what the actual technical consequences of
>>> a vote on this would be.
>>> Additionally, your vote is weasel-worded.  Please stop doing this and
>>> start being honest.  If I have to give up my commit access to make you
>>> start being honest, so be it -- I'd be happy to do it.
>>> Jason
>> Also, you yourself agreed on IRC (logged!) that we should have no more
>> open votes -- that all votes should be by secret ballot to avoid
>> politicking.  What happened to that, exactly?
> Could you quote the log?
> Iam not against secret voting, and we can do that if people want
> but i dont remember having said what you claim

I'd like secret voting and I believe it would be a good idea given the
current tense situation.

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