[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Donations & hw for FFmpeg developers
michaelni at gmx.at
Fri Sep 13 03:35:07 CEST 2013
On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 03:29:18AM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 11:50:27AM +0200, Thilo Borgmann wrote:
> > > Are there any FFmpeg developers who need faster hardware for their
> > > work on FFmpeg ?
> > >
> > > If there are, i think we should make a list of who needs what.
> > > Then people and companies could donate either hw or money to that
> > > developer directly or over SPI for that hw.
> > >
> > > And there are many companies who would benefit from developers being
> > > able to work more efficiently and faster ...
> > > Also faster hw would mean fate tests run faster and developers would
> > > less often skip them which would translate into fewer breakages in
> > > git.
> > > bisecting regressions would proportionally speed up with faster hw
> > > and so on ...
> > I would propose to add a new ticket type like "sponsoring request" or similar to
> > Trac. Then create a new report for these tickets
> > and have a direct link to that
> > report on the webpage.
left to volnteers
> > Tickets can give a better description of what to expect from the view of a
> > potential sponsor than a plain table entry. Also, amongst further advantages,
> > they are easier to maintain than a list directly on the webpage, for example.
> > Btw there has also been a question during the VDD of how to help us besides
> > directly giving money - e.g. by using a companies hardware infrastructure,
> > making specs accessible etc. Next to that such needs could also be reflected by
> > a ticket, we might continue that discussion started during VDD here.
> > -Thilo
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