[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] web/index: add news entry for release 3.3

Michael Niedermayer michael at niedermayer.cc
Sat Apr 15 02:32:12 EEST 2017

On Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 04:07:41PM -0400, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 4:24 AM, Michael Niedermayer <michael at niedermayer.cc
> > wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 09:00:33PM +0100, Rostislav Pehlivanov wrote:
> > > +    We strongly recommend users, distributors, and system integrators to
> > > +    upgrade unless they use current git master.
> >
> > as some developers had concerns about the release in relation to
> > merges prior to it, iam not sure we should recommand that or not.
> >
> > We could also wait with adding such recommandition and for example
> > add it for 3.3.1 when no major issues are reported on release/3.3
> It's unusual to make a release if we're not sure users should upgrade to it?

iam not sure i understand what you are trying to say?
but ill try to awnser anyway

I dont think its unusual that after a large number of changes or a long
time since the last release theres higher uncertanity in the code state.

Nor is it unusual that one doesnt suggest everyone to upgrade to a
"dot zero" release but waits for .1, for example ubuntu does that AFAIK

Iam not sure what the team prefers, how can i be sure without asking?
and thats what i did above, i asked

Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

Asymptotically faster algorithms should always be preferred if you have
asymptotical amounts of data
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