[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: On2 vs libvp62

Måns Rullgård mru
Fri Apr 21 21:26:10 CEST 2006

Steve Lhomme <steve.lhomme at free.fr> writes:

> M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>>>>> You probably don't have such accomplishments - definietly not as an
>>>>> "ffmpeg developer" - so why not just shut up ? (btw I don't have
>>>>> such accomplishments either, but at least I have contributed to
>>>>> ffmpeg more than 10 lines of trivial fixes - not much more, but
>>>>> still).
>>>> Accomplishments should be seen in the sense of writing good code, not
>>>> writing popular code.
>>> So good != useful ?
>> No, but popular != useful && popular != good.
> Well, popular implies that it's useful (for a software). Do you know
> many popular softwares that are not useful ?

Almost all that can even remotely be considered popular.  That
includes most operating systems, desktop environments (whatever one of
those is supposed to actually *do*), word processors, media players,
web browsers (no, I only use firefox because it's the least bad of
them right now) ...

M?ns Rullg?rd
mru at inprovide.com

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