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

Luca Barbato lu_zero
Tue Feb 15 18:24:24 CET 2011

On 02/15/2011 05:33 PM, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> "Give committership and decision power back to all the developers" !=
> "remove all the signees from the project" and I wouldn't have voted
> yes to that.

The first doesn't have a practical meaning, the second is one of the
possible outcome.

> And you can add other options. For example I would vote for "defining
> clearly the rules for committership, and a decision system for
> deciding which changes go in and go out in case of conflicts", while
> now the whole process is almost completely left to the arbitrary
> "interpretation" of the committers.

Soon[tm]  ask first for the options to be discussed and then I'll setup
a vote using condorcet (there is a third party hosting a service for that).

>> What is the system you'd like?
> I have no problem with a limited numbers of "committers" which has the
> final decision in case of conflict, but you must at least define how
> they are elected. If the new "maintainers" don't want to discuss this
> and allow the project to be governed democratically you can count me
> out of the project.

I guess it's partially my fault since we discussed that at Fosdem but I
couldn't get everything in a readable shape so far...



Luca Barbato

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