[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] version.sh: Always use latest tag for generated version number

Thilo Borgmann thilo.borgmann at mail.de
Fri Mar 4 08:47:14 CET 2016

Am 04.03.16 um 08:23 schrieb wm4:
> On Fri, 4 Mar 2016 00:55:35 +0000 (UTC)
> Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:
>> Timothy Gu <timothygu99 <at> gmail.com> writes:
>>> Of course, this argument operates on the premise that 
>>> making things easier for users is of utmost concern 
>>> for us. Please inspire me if this is not the case.  
>> On the contrary, I believe while the current versioing 
>> scheme is simple and understandable, the suggested one 
>> is misleading, both for users and when reading user 
>> questions.
> Well, duh, everyone disagrees with you.

Not true. For what I've read, I can't see the benefit of the change.
However, changing it should require a real reason and I don't see it.

So, what exactly is the benefit of the proposed versioning? Can anyone
please elaborate what the current state is and what exactly would make
the user's life happier with the new one?


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