[FFmpeg-devel] [ANN] Project renamed to Libav

Diego Biurrun diego
Mon Mar 14 18:06:36 CET 2011

On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 04:48:47PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 11:11:35AM -0400, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> > 
> > (as some probably already know,) due to to disputes over the FFmpeg
> > name, we've decided to continue developing the FFmpeg codebase under
> > the new name Libav. All existing infrastructure will be transferred to
> I just wanted to write a quick reply to clarify that ffmpeg has not been
> renamed. Instead a minority of developers decided to fork ffmpeg after
> their attempted takeover of the project failed.

The "minority" that is behind 90+ percent of the work going into
your repository.  Also, you managed to rally only 13 people to
support your vote, we had 18 people on the initial announcement


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