[FFmpeg-devel] Donations and what happens with them

Ronald S. Bultje rsbultje
Wed Jan 26 16:46:51 CET 2011


On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 10:38 AM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> ronald gave his ok yesterday on IRC, sorry for the delay, heres the mail:
> of affairs. We do want all developers to stay around and keep
> contributing. We do appreciate all your work. As an example, Diego and
> Benjamin have brought up that they would like the foundation to
> financially compensate you and Diego for your work on license
> compliance (which we would eventually charge back to the offenders).

I think the part that the accusation relates to is this part. I just
want to make it clear that the timing of expressing this idea might be
poorly chosen, but this idea is not new. It has been discussed between
board members, including Michael, many times before. I was attempting
to make a point that we appreciate contributor's time and efforts, and
do not want to kick them out of the project or prevent them from


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