[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Refactor Developer Docs, update dev list section (v2)
Carl Eugen Hoyos
ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Mon Dec 4 14:45:21 EET 2017
2017-12-03 6:37 GMT+01:00 Timothy Gu <timothygu99 at gmail.com>:
> On Mon, Nov 27, 2017 at 3:03 PM Carl Eugen Hoyos <ceffmpeg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> If you believe that it is unclear that there is a difference between an
>> occasional contributor (who most likely would not read -devel nor
>> -cvslog) and a committer (who is supposed to read -cvslog), then
>> maybe a patch is useful.
>> I believe the difference could be considered common sense.
> Thank you for expressing your opinion regarding this. However, I
> cannot say I agree with this evaluation. As I read this paragraph
> as it currently stands, the tone makes it sound like subscription
> is mandatory ("we expect you").
My suspicion is that at an earlier change of the documentation, this
paragraph was moved making understanding it more difficult.
But this does not justify making another bad / wrong change.
Committers have to be subscribed to -cvslog.
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