[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Correct inttypes.h emulation for VisualStudio

Michel Bardiaux mbardiaux
Tue Dec 5 13:17:08 CET 2006

M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Steve Lhomme said:
>> M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>>> I don't understand why so many people assume that everybody has widespread use
>>> of their software as a goal.  With commercial software, that is obviously the
>>> case.  Open source is different, as money is not the primary reason for writing
>>> it.  At least for me, the goal is to have the best possible program for my
>>> needs, whatever they may be.  If my programs happen to be useful for others,
>>> that's good for them, but I will not make compromises with the sole purpose
>>> of gaining a larger user base.
>> Glad to learn that FFMPEG is _your_ program and that "compromises" that
>> don't break anything for _you_ are still not good enough for _you_.
> When I'm working on FFmpeg, I take into account the needs of all the developers.
> I am willing to make personal compromises if it helps the team as a whole.
> However, the FFmpeg developers as a team do not compromise just to please some
> users.
>> I suppose none of the MSVC users are allowed to consider FFMPEG as their
>> software as well even when they contribute code to the project.
> As far as I know, none of the FFmpeg developers is a regular MSVC user.
Any developper who admits to be, will probably be tarred and feathered 
and kicked out.

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