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

Philip Langdale philipl at overt.org
Mon Apr 8 22:30:02 EEST 2019

On 2019-04-08 12:10, Marton Balint wrote:
>> 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? :)

Hah. No, I did not realise that; in my defence, it was a long time ago. 
I guess I should also
apologise for not voting. :-)

>> 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).

Right. It's likely I'm the only person that this affected, and now it 
turns out I'm not
actually affected, but something to do next time round.



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