[FFmpeg-devel] Common mailing-list for API evolutions

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Sun Aug 24 14:54:19 CEST 2014

On Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:28:56 +0200
Clément Bœsch <u at pkh.me> wrote:

> Hi,
> Kieran suggested tonight on #ffmpeg-devel to have a common mailing-list
> between the two projects to start communicating again in sane terms.
> The proposition would be a mailing-list where the 2 projects would send
> the patches that will make API evolutions. So the projects can continue to
> drop or add codecs & filters without caring about the other, but will try
> to communicate more about the API, for the sake of our common users.
> At first, I suggest that won't engage anything from any of the two
> projects (so we don't end up in a stalled states such as one project
> trying to block the other), but it could be seen as a way to introduce
> some common technical ground.
> What do you think?

That sounds like a good idea!

> On the technical side, we potentially need a neutral party to setup such
> mailing-list. Is anyone willing to do that?

Maybe videolan could provide that? Unless a mailing list on either the
ffmpeg or libav servers would be sufficient.

> Best regards,

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