[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Poll for the community

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Fri Sep 25 15:05:47 CEST 2015

On Fri, Sep 25, 2015 at 10:41:44AM +0200, Clément Bœsch wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to suggest a poll for the community in order to define some more
> clear directions for the project. I plan to post the poll on the mailing
> lists and IRC, people are free to forward them elsewhere.
> If anyone has a suggestion for a free & simple online poll, I'm listening.
> A poll system where people can pick the importance of each entry would be
> perfect.
> Here is the poll suggestion:
>     Evaluate in the following list what is important and what isn't for
>     you in the FFmpeg project:
>     - More bug fixes (please [+] them in the bug tracker)
>     - More test coverage to prevent regressions
>     - More "simple" features (new demuxers, new options, ...)
>     - More "advanced" features (high level API, scripting language
>       binding, filters rethinking, ...)
>     - More speed optimizations

>     - Better releases (LTS, more backports, ...)

i am not sure LTS shouldnt be a point of its own

>     - Overall cleanups (merge redundant decoders or dead/clumsy stuff)
>     - More API changes
>     - Less API changes
>     - Better API documentation (please specify)
>     - Better command line documentation (please specify)
>     - Other (please specify)
> I'd like to submit the poll by the end of next week. Comments on how to
> improve this list are very welcome, as well as my initial request about a
> poll system to use.

- Support old API for longer


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