[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Refactor Developer Docs, update dev list section

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Wed Nov 22 02:05:38 EET 2017

2017-11-22 0:59 GMT+01:00 Jim DeLaHunt <from.ffmpeg-dev at jdlh.com>:
> On 2017-11-21 15:40, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
>> 2017-11-21 22:41 GMT+01:00 Jim DeLaHunt<from.ffmpeg-dev at jdlh.com>:
>>> - at subheading Subscribe to the ffmpeg-cvslog mailing list.
>>> -It is important to do this as the diffs of all commits are sent there
>>> and
>>> -reviewed by all the other developers. Bugs and possible improvements or
>>> -general questions regarding commits are discussed there. We expect you
>>> to
>>> -react if problems with your code are uncovered.
>> I am against removing this paragraph.


> 2. Instead of /removing/ that paragraph, are you also against replacing it
> with the same paragraph but centred on the ffmpeg-devel list?  The patch has
> the following alternative:
> + at section Documentation/Other
> + at subheading Subscribe to the ffmpeg-devel mailing list.
> +It is important to be subscribed to the
> + at uref{https://lists.ffmpeg.org/mailman/listinfo/ffmpeg-devel, ffmpeg-devel}
> +mailing list, because any patch you contribute must be sent there
> +and reviewed by the other developers. They may have comments about your
> +contribution. We expect you see those comments, and to improve your
> contribution
> +if requested.
> +Also, this list is where bugs and possible improvements or
> +general questions regarding commits are discussed. That may be helpful
> +information as you write your contribution. Finally, by being a list
> +subscriber your contribution will be posted immediately to the list,
> +without the moderation hold which messages from non-subscribers experience.

Sorry, I do not understand this paragraph / question.

If the alternative may lead to another answer than above, please consider
sending a complete patch.

Thank you, Carl Eugen

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