[FFmpeg-devel] [DECISION] Include more developers in the voting committee [#4]

Marton Balint cus at passwd.hu
Mon Apr 8 22:10:52 EEST 2019

On Mon, 8 Apr 2019, Philip Langdale via ffmpeg-devel wrote:

> On 2019-04-06 10:35, Marton Balint wrote:
>> On Sat, 6 Apr 2019, Jean-Baptiste Kempf wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> On Sat, 6 Apr 2019, at 18:42, Balint Marton wrote:
>>>> Here is a call for the people in the voting committee [1] on the 
>>>> decision of extending it.
>>> Why do you limit at those ones? There are more commiters, even in the 
>>> last year.
>>> I don't see Philip or Vittorio, for example.
>> Same guidelines were used to select the people as in the second 
>> extension:
>> https://ffmpeg.org/pipermail/ffmpeg-devel/2015-October/182057.html
> I emailed Marton out-of-band, but I am not in the list because a few of 
> my recent commits
> were pushed by Timo instead of me pushing them directly. My authored 
> list is 23 commits
> but 4 were pushed by Timo, so Marton's command line returns '19' for me.

You know you are already in the committe because you were included in the 
second extension, right? :)

> I said that if we are excluding people without commit rights, then we 
> need to correctly
> assign commit ownership when the author and committer both have commit 
> rights to avoid
> mis-counting.

Obviously the metric can be improved, but since this is only a guideline 
to gather a list for an extension proposal, it is not that big of a deal 
if it is not perfect.

With some scripting I guess it is doable to count authorship then exclude 
people who have not committed (therefore have no commit rights).


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