[FFmpeg-devel] Donations and what happens with them

Vladimir Pantelic vladoman
Thu Jan 27 20:13:23 CET 2011

On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 7:44 PM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 12:02:51PM -0500, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 11:54 AM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
>> > I think me and mans finding an agreement and staying together in one single
>> > repo would also be a move toward a solution but people really must want this
>> > otherwise we will start fighting again.
>> So, Mr. Leader, what have you dont to move us towards this solution lately?
> fixed the link on the homepage, but you reverted it
> contacted many people and tried to talk,
> from you i got not even a reply IIRC
> jason replied:
>> I tried being on the same project with mans and diego as roots for 5+ years.
>> thats enough. It worked with arpi before as root but after server and roots where
>> switched problems slowly started. It doesnt even matter why problems started
>> and neither if its them, me, us or anything else. Problems happened and will
>> happen again in the same configuration thus i will not try that one again.
> This seems to be exacerbated by the fact that both of you are
> convinced that the other can't get along. ?So it becomes a
> self-fulfilling prophecy: "13:17 <mru> it's not about who is root,
> it's about not giving in to michael".
> --------------------
> I tried to call attila twice and he replied by SMS that he has no time
> until the next weekend to talk
> Ive met with ramiro in person and tried to convince him to enable his
> fate & autobuild servers again
> Ive tried to find people to take over root in case we vote, i have 2 people
> who volunteer and i would volunteer too and i belive theres also vladimir
> who volunteered previously

Actually, I did not, Kieran "nominated" me. But even then, given my
$dayjob+$family workload and the root "rights and duties" as outlined
shortly afterwards have prevented me from considering such a position.



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