[FFmpeg-user] What is a sponsor?

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Thu Mar 26 21:19:54 EET 2020

On 3/26/20, Nomis101 <Nomis101 at web.de> wrote:
> In ticket 3595, I've learned, that a missing sponsor can hinder bringing in
> patches to FFmpeg [1]. But I still quite don't understand what a sponsor
> actually is. Because I don't want to spam the
> ticket with my non-developer question, I thought it might be better to ask
> in the mailinglist. What makes a sponsor so important to fix a ticket? How
> to find a sponsor for a ticket? And, what people
> can become a sponsor? Thanks.

Sponsors are people with lot of money. As already mentioned in ticket.

> [1] https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/3595#comment:15
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