[FFmpeg-devel] [VOTE] FFmpeg leader

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Sat Oct 2 22:32:03 CEST 2010

On 10/2/10 7:04 AM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 02, 2010 at 03:55:33PM +0300, Felipe Contreras wrote:
>> On Sat, Oct 2, 2010 at 3:39 PM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
>>> On Sat, Oct 02, 2010 at 03:29:16PM +0300, Felipe Contreras wrote:
>>>> It should be fun for you to receive constructive criticism from your
>>>> peers, which in the case of FFmpeg, constitutes very highly skilled
>>>> individuals, perhaps the best in the world in multimedia, I don't see
>>>> how you would find it more exciting to pass the opportunity of getting
>>>> such valuable feedback.
>>> then you live in a cave and havnt looked out in the last years
>>> what is reality is that people fork ffmpeg right and left because they
>>> are increasingly unwilling to put up with the bikeshed reviews
>>> Trying to make it more strict than it already is will only cause more
>>> people to fork and hog changes never intending to push them into main
>> I have only recently started to follow the FFmpeg mailing list.
>> If your argument is any pertinent to the discussion, then what you are
>> saying is that there have been a lot of maintainers that forked FFmpeg
>> because they didn't want to submit the patches for reviewing and
>> receive so much bike-shedding. If that's true, can you point to any of
>> these forks and which maintainer started it?
> Alexander (ffmpeg-mt)
> x264 (there where more reasons for x264s existence but it basically is a
> ffmpeg fork and jason is duplicating functionality instead of contributing here,
> the 10bit dithering is one example that would belong in sws on technical
> grounds)
> baptiste
> justins flac encoder

Aften ac3 encoder as well.

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