[FFmpeg-devel] Donations and what happens with them

Ivan Kalvachev ikalvachev
Thu Jan 27 00:23:14 CET 2011

On 1/27/11, Benjamin Larsson <banan at ludd.ltu.se> wrote:
> On 01/26/2011 04:46 PM, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 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
>> contributing.
>> Ronald
> As my name is mentioned I'll comment this. The timing was bad and the
> wording ambiguous so the intent could be miss interpreted imo. Anyway I
> still believe in compensating people for their time contributing to the
> FFmpeg project (within reasonable limits). But so far few suggestions
> have been presented to the board. And none of those related to this.

Have you made proposal to award/compensate Carl specifically ?

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