[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Several, actually, regarding the QuickTime palette issue in Matroska

Mats Peterson matsp888 at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 17 07:58:27 CET 2015

On 12/16/2015 08:30 PM, Mats Peterson wrote:
> On 12/16/2015 08:27 PM, Mats Peterson wrote:
>> On 12/16/2015 08:26 PM, Kieran Kunhya wrote:
>>>> I have said before that I'm not going to dwell into the complexities
>>>> of Git,
>>>> since it feels about as wasteful as programming a GUI in my book. If
>>>> you
>>>> can't accept the patches in their current format, so be it. Thanks
>>>> for your
>>>> time and understanding.
>>> We accept git patches here and that's the way people send patches in
>>> thousands of open source projects.
>>> I wouldn't file my taxes written on a post-it note and we wouldn't
>>> accept random patch formats.
>>> Kieran
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>> That's one bad analogy.
>> Mats
> Listen, I shouldn't have to learn Git just to be able to contribute with
> some patches. It's crazy. But alright then, suit yourself. I guess I'll
> have to keep patching FFmpeg myself here in the meantime.
> Mats

And based on Michael Niedermayer's statement regarding the goal of 
having FFmpeg "support all kinds of odd and broken files", why aren't 
you people more interested in fixing this long-standing issue regarding 
palettized QuickTime video in Matroska? REGARDLESS of my knowledge about 
or willingness to learn Git. It's over my head.


Mats Peterson

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