[FFmpeg-devel] Preliminary announcement about the current situation

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Wed Jan 19 13:12:54 CET 2011

On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 12:54:48PM +0100, Herv? W. wrote:
> On 19/01/2011, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> > Hi everyone
> >
> > I just wanted to say that iam as surprised as everyone else about what has
> > happened in the last few hours and that some developers overtaking
> > official ffmpeg and closing everyone elses write access without any kind of
> > public discussion is kinda nasty.
> Which repository? git.ffmpeg or git.videolan ? (or both)

Id guess the one and only repo everything point to now. Users wont know or find
another that easily.

> > Of course its their full right to fork if they see the need for that but
> > thats
> > not exactly what they did.
> >
> > And that I and everyone i spoke with dont even know the reason behind this
> > move
> Have you asked any of the undersigned of "[FFmpeg-devel] [ANNOUNCE]
> New FFmpeg maintainership" ?

maybe not but they surely have seen me asking here in public and can awnser

Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

Its not that you shouldnt use gotos but rather that you should write
readable code and code with gotos often but not always is less readable
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