[FFmpeg-devel] (trying to be) a voice of reason

Nicolas George nicolas.george
Tue Mar 15 20:20:08 CET 2011

Le quintidi 25 vent?se, an CCXIX, Luca Barbato a ?crit?:
> From my point of view I had been forced to move away, leave the name of
> the project to somebody that bullied me for too much time and cope with
> his fan insulting and smear my name.

Please stop confusing the people who did not take part in the coup with
Michael, this is not the same thing.

The people you are siding with have refused attempts at compromise out of
hand and never agreed to submit to a legitimate expression of the majority.
That alone forbids them any legitimacy on the common name.

Now, if Michael were to cling to power on his side of the fork, he would
lose legitimacy too, and I would be among the first to criticize him. But I
do not think he would do it, as he recently endorsed the principle of a

If that vote happens, you would be free to register a motion "M?ns leader,
ban Michael" and see who votes for it. I can say that I would certainly not
support any motion banning someone.


  Nicolas George
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