[FFmpeg-devel] [ANN] Project renamed to Libav
Mon Mar 14 23:55:10 CET 2011
On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 06:06:36PM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> 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.
i dont want to belittle peoples work at all, everyones contributions are
significant to me. But this is untrue
> Also, you managed to rally only 13 people to
> support your vote, we had 18 people on the initial announcement
Thats untrue, there are many more supporters than 13 (actually its 14 who
voted in public you cant count)
i didnt vote so make it 15 and theres quite a few more who only expressed
their support privately to me.
Its still a comparission of apples to oranges though, one is a vote the
other a signature list made by exhaustively asking people
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