[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH]opencl: compile kernels separately

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Thu Oct 31 12:42:10 CET 2013

On 31.10.2013, at 09:45, Stefano Sabatini <stefasab at gmail.com> wrote:
> On date Wednesday 2013-10-30 17:41:40 +0100, Reimar Döffinger encoded:
> [...]
>> We should really avoid keeping APIs in this "experimental" state,
>> it's ok for a short while, but after a certain time it starts saying
>> "we can't be bothered to make sure our stuff actually works properly".
> No, it's more like: we don't yet know what's the better way to
> implement this interface, let's keep it experimental for the moment so
> changing it later won't be a royal PITA, and hopefully we will come
> with something better.

I know that's what the intention is. That does not change that the message it actually sends after some time becomes IMHO what I said.
Because in the end, the thing still is that you push the pain onto your users in order to avoid the "royal PITA" for yourself.

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