[FFmpeg-devel] Donations and what happens with them

Víctor Paesa victorpaesa
Sat Jan 29 11:03:57 CET 2011


On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 00:20, Herv? W. wrote:
> On 27 January 2011 22:31, compn wrote:
>> so you guys want michael to not be leader.
>> and michael wants mans and diego to not be root if he is not leader.
>> is that it basically? thats the entire list of demands on both sides ?
>> doesnt seem so bad.
> That's what I thought after reading these latest emails too. (Though
> Michael did not mention Diego when he said "and i refuse to continue
> to work under mans as root if iam not leader." )
> Here are some ideas to maybe move forward:
> People
> ------
> Michael steps down as FFmpeg _leader_.
> M?ns steps down as _root_.
> Trees
> -----
> (I hate to bring it up, but ... ) The best compromise concerning
> mpcodecs I've seen was put it on a branch and have some sort of
> porting marathon. I think lu_zero suggested it.
> Sync the two git trees on git.ffmpeg.org and git.videolan.org.
> Procedure
> ---------
> Some people seem to be upset that they can't commit (in the svn sense
> of the word) to the git.ffmpeg repo even though they are (file)
> maintainers. So that needs to be resolved. In the Announcement thread
> it was stated more committers (svn definition) could be added later.
> Would a solution be: grant file maintainers write access to the repos
> again, but maintain the rule (from the Announcement) that all changes
> must be reviewed by another developer who is deemed knowledgeable on
> the topic. (Review on the ffmpeg-devel mailinglist, so that it's in
> the mailinglist archive.)

There are many flames baits these days and I am really happy to read
constructive opinions.

Let's make this mail thread grow.


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