[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] ffweb: replace the shitty about page

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Sat Nov 26 22:58:24 CET 2011

On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 03:50:43PM -0500, compn wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Nov 2011 20:57:57 +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> >+<p>FFmpeg is the leading Multimedia framework, able to decode, encode,
> multimedia doesnt need to be capitalized here.
> >+transcode, mux, demux, stream, filter and play pretty much anything
> anything > any video
> >+this we combine the best free software options available. We slightly
> >+favor our own code to keep the dependancies on other libs low.
> you could mention that ffmpeg is smaller and faster due to many codecs
> sharing the same optimized coding algorithms. but i'm not sure how to
> word it.
> >+<p>Everyone is welcome in ffmpeg and all contributions are welcome too.
> >+We are happy to receive patches, pull requests, bug reports, donations
> >+or any other type of contribution.
> pull requests > merge git trees ? i am not sure which is best.
> any chance of mentioning that fabrice started the project ?
> otherwise, LGTM

pushed my latest version

patches that improve it are welcome
and thanks to everyone for the suggestions

Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

Its not that you shouldnt use gotos but rather that you should write
readable code and code with gotos often but not always is less readable
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