[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] replace some static with asm_visibility or so

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Tue Jan 29 14:50:45 CET 2008

On Tue, Jan 29, 2008 at 11:27:26AM +0100, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
> Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 28, 2008 at 11:22:04PM -0500, Rich Felker wrote:
> >> On Tue, Jan 29, 2008 at 04:46:31AM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> >>>>> * not following democratic vote on mplayer-dev-eng about uotis account
> >>>> Democracy is more than just voting, you need a constitution.  You could
> >>>> say that the policy document is such a thing, but it says nothing about
> >>>> voting or when an account should or will be revoked.
> >>> You dont need a constitution, a constitution can help clarify some things
> >>> but its not strictly essential. Any group of N people can just vote about
> >>> something without writing a constitution first.
> >> I disagree strongly with this claim. Without a constitution specifying
> >> how the voting works, voting cannot be meaningful unless there's
> >> always a clear dichotomy between choices and everyone agrees on who
> >> gets to vote, etc. Whenever there are more than 2 choices, voting is a
> >> highly nontrivial matter, and usually when there are only 2 choices
> >> it's because the person calling the vote framed the question in a
> >> biased way by setting up false dichotomies... (I'm talking about
> >> voting in general not ffmpeg/mplayer history...)
> > 
> > for us:
> > who= all developers
> If today is the day to write rules, I would prefer "people with svn
> account", that is FFmpeg one.

that (people with ffmpeg svn write access) is what ive meant

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