[FFmpeg-devel] github

James Darnley james.darnley at gmail.com
Thu Apr 26 15:08:49 EEST 2018

On 2018-04-26 13:15, Daniel Oberhoff wrote:
> I was wondering if there is any chance to move development to github?
> I.e. not just mirror, but as primary development repo, with issues and
> pull requests? Would make collaboration a *lot* easier (think of
> submitting a pr instead of having to generate/format/split patches).

Github is proprietary software.  It encourages non-linear history which
we already suffer from due to merges from Libav.  It encourages bad
commits and really bad commit messages.  It requires a web browser and a
web browser with javascript.

If I wasn't clear, I would be against it.

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