[FFmpeg-devel] Donations and what happens with them
Mon Jan 24 21:27:39 CET 2011
On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 12:24 PM, Ronald S. Bultje <rsbultje at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 3:17 PM, Stefano Sabatini
> <stefano.sabatini-lala at poste.it> wrote:
>> On date Monday 2011-01-24 20:33:41 +0100, Michael Niedermayer encoded:
>>> On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 05:07:42PM +0100, Benjamin Larsson wrote:
>>> > On 01/24/2011 04:45 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>>> > > Hi
>>> > >
>>> > > But then one of the developers on my side told me he has been offered money
>>> > > to work for / join the new maintainers.
>>> > > From where is that money?
>>> > > from our foundation it seems
>>> > >
>>> > I'm not aware such events. Most likely not true. But how about we fund
>>> > you to keep working on your fork? I'm sure there are areas where we can
>>> > find an agreement for this to happen.
>>> Thats an odd offer in this thread, but what amount are we talking about?
>> BTW I believe one of the main objectives of the foundation should be
>> to raise funds for sponsoring the main contributors of FFmpeg for
>> working on it without the need of other incomes, and Michael was and
>> is by far the most fundamental contributor to the project (even after
>> the "restructuring").
>> I hope this will be possible in the future, still waiting for the
>> foundation thing to be set up.
> They are set up, we have money and are funding Justin right now. Come
> with fantastic ideas for projects and people to work on them and we'll
> fund more (as long as there's money of course).
How about we get some money to "encourage' irock's work on 10-bit
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