[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] doc/developer.texi: Add a code of conduct
michael at niedermayer.cc
Mon Mar 28 15:39:22 CEST 2016
On Mon, Mar 28, 2016 at 12:34:05PM +0000, Kieran Kunhya wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Mar 2016 at 11:58 Moritz Barsnick <barsnick at gmx.net> wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 28, 2016 at 02:18:32 +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > > +it is malice its rarely good to start with that as initial assumption.
> > ^^^^^
> > , it's
> > > +The goal of Software development is to create technical excellence, not
> > for any
> > ^ s
> Let's compare this to the VLC code of conduct:
> Note how it has a list of specific violations, instead of vague things like
> "Be excellent" that the FFmpeg one has.
> Note how it has a huge section on disciplinary procedures.
i dont mind at all to be more specific, do people want a more specific
list similar to vlc ?
I thought it wasnt neccessary to write it as a strict "law" as if
theres a nation of criminals that needs precissely worded laws.
But rather a nation of good meaning people who all want to work
the "Be excellent" text is identical to the linux kernel code of
> Note that this CoC should according to FFmpeg "rules" go through a vote,
If there is no unanimous agreement then we should vote, yes.
If there is unanimous agreement and noone asks for a vote then iam
not sure, it might be better to vote anyway so everyone has a chance
to equally state if they approve or disapprove
Michael GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB
Republics decline into democracies and democracies degenerate into
despotisms. -- Aristotle
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