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bogus at bogus at
Tue Aug 25 22:50:44 CEST 2009

  deprecable \dep"re*ca*ble\, a. [L. deprecabilis exorable.]
     That may or should be deprecated. --Paley.
     [1913 Webster]
> I'll go on record now that Mans asked me before committing and I told
> him to go ahead.  A JFDI attitude is sometimes better than endless
> bikeshedding.

No, because it hurts the community and fuels even more bikeshedding
and flamewars. Controversial commits like this, done in spite of an
unresolved discussion and against the decision of the project leader,
should be avoided, or we will have a disconnected community first, a
spoiled codebase then.

> The problem about this particular bikeshed is that it is a
> revolution of the great unwashed against the experts.
> FFmpeg is not about democratic decisions. The experts in the field
> discuss among themselves and find the best solution.  I don't participate
> in decisions regarding assembler code and Michael should have no say
> in questions of English grammar.
> > So please let's try to not waste time on this bikeshed anymore, we
> > have a lot of work to do and almost half part of the world to conquer
> > yet ;-).
> > 
> > Check attached patch, regards.
> Fine with me.

Applied, regards.

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