[FFmpeg-devel] Donations and what happens with them

Jason Garrett-Glaser jason
Sun Jan 30 03:09:56 CET 2011

On Sat, Jan 29, 2011 at 2:45 PM, Herv? W. <H.O.W.aka.V+ffmpeg at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 29 January 2011 19:29, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
>> On Sat, Jan 29, 2011 at 06:36:00PM +0100, Herv? W. wrote:
>>> On 29 January 2011 17:43, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
>>> > Also file maintainers can commit to videolan and mans can then review,change
>>> > and pull as he sees fit. If you are lazy _this_ really is the way to go :)
>>> I don't think a stable repo on videolan and a more-stable repo on
>>> ffmpeg is wise. I think either 1 repo, or 2 repos that are exact
>>> mirrors of eachother would be better.
>> nah, you misunderstood, iam speaking of specific formating and
>> "ohh my eyes a bleeding" requirements not stability.
>> broken code is NOT welcome in the videolan repo.
>> but if someone has an issue with the existing (quite strict) whitespace
>> formating rules, but the code is otherwise fine, its welcome in videolan
>> also just because some code has mplayer ancestry does not exclude it from
>> consideration nor if it comes from anywhere else. For me the actual code
>> matters not how its formatted or where its from.
>> And i will pull all imrpovments mans does so its not that his tree would
>> have any better formated code, just less code.
> So basically, you'd like it to remain the way it is now.
> V?ctor, Stefano, Reimar, Jason, Nicolas and others, do you agree with
> that? should I shut up and let things develop however? Personally, I
> think the way it is now is messed up with the back and forth pulling
> of changes between the two repos.

IMO a pulling war is very stupid.


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