[FFmpeg-devel] Donations and what happens with them

Hervé W. H.O.W.aka.V+ffmpeg
Sun Jan 30 02:23:31 CET 2011

On 30 January 2011 01:46, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 30, 2011 at 12:40:33AM +0100, Herv? W. wrote:
>> On 30/01/2011, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:

>> > Iam chatting with ben about a compromis solution, but he has no time today.
>> More private communication?
> Well, ive asked on the ML with whom to talk about a compromise, only ben
> awnsered.

I saw.

> NOONE said discuss it on the ML and do a vote afterwards

Yes, well your "who do I talk to?" was directed at "the undersigned",
if I recall correctly, and sort of implies private communication.

>> Are you sure you wouldn't want to discuss that with 1 or
>> 2 more people (not me, I'm nobody), perhaps Reimar if he has a little
>> time?
> I would expect that ben will talk with all relevant parties of both sides
> collect oppinions and then draft something and ask if everyone agrees or
> wants further changes until a consensus is reached amongth all interrested
> developers.

Sounds like a plan.

> This seems the most effective way to find a compromise to me.

Perhaps. Sounds like a slow process though.

> iam not sure how that could be done in public

I wasn't sure either, but thought I'd give it a shot by ignoring
flamewars and discussions of the past. I thought I had a pretty good
initial proposal. ( I wouldn't have suggested it otherwise).

Again, good luck to Ben.


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