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

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras
Sat Feb 5 21:32:53 CET 2011

On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 9:51 PM, Jai Menon <jmenon86 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

They mean Michael is not the author of 1/3 of the code. The number
would be the maximum amount of code authored, the real number has to
be below that.

Felipe Contreras

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