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

compn tempn
Sun Feb 6 03:51:38 CET 2011

On Sat, 05 Feb 2011 18:19:08 -0800, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
>On 2/5/11 6:10 PM, Felipe Contreras wrote:
>> On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 11:21 PM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
>>> On Sat, Feb 05, 2011 at 09:34:34PM +0200, Felipe Contreras 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:
>>> The 1/3 statement was from prior to alot of cosmetic cleanup and used a few
>>> tricks to trace through whitespace changes.
>>> also your figure of 10.49% for diego shows your statistic is totally bogus,
>>> diego does cleanup (and usefull cleanup) but he doesnt write C code nor asm.
>> These are the numbers from Jan 15.
>> <darkshikari at gmail.com>	0.84%
>> <pross at xvid.org>	1.12%
>> <martin at martin.st>	1.14%
>> <alex.converse at gmail.com>	1.28%
>> <lorenm at u.washington.edu>	1.31%
>> <lessen42 at gmail.com>	1.43%
>> <ramiro.polla at gmail.com>	1.47%
>> <justin.ruggles at gmail.com>	1.48%
>> <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de>	1.98%
>> <aurel at gnuage.org>	2.17%
>> <baptiste.coudurier at gmail.com>	2.62%
>> <stefano.sabatini-lala at poste.it>	3.09%
>> <rsbultje at gmail.com>	3.38%
>> <mike at multimedia.cx>	3.88%
>> <vitor1001 at gmail.com>	4.39%
>> <fabrice at bellard.org>	5.99%
>> <kostya.shishkov at gmail.com>	6.07%
>> <diego at biurrun.de>	10.45%
>> <mans at mansr.com>	10.91%
>> <michaelni at gmx.at>	14.61%
>> Hardly any difference. If you have any numbers that show you authored
>> 1/3 of the code, give them. I for one don't trust that statement one
>> bit.
>I'll repeat that these numbers do not mean anything.
>Don't you realize that cosmetics changes, grammar changes, typos fixed,
>documentation, license headers, etc... are counted in ?

cmon guys, dont turn this thread into who did the most code. all of the
ffmpeg devels know who did the most code. no reason to explain it to
people who are being obtuse. i think someone did a code count (without
cosmetic changes) in the past two years, sorry i dont remember the
thread name.


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