[FFmpeg-devel] GSOC 2011 politics
thilo.borgmann at googlemail.com
Sat Apr 30 11:07:28 CEST 2011
Am 30.04.11 01:10, schrieb Michael Niedermayer:
> FFmpegs GSOC 2011 timeline:
> February 28:
> 19:00 UTC
> Mentoring organizations can begin submitting applications to Google.
> February 28 or 29
> Ronald Bultje registers FFmpeg with himself as admin
> Tue, 12 Apr 2011 [see below for mail]
> Ronald says he requested a new mailing list for soc-mentors from the roots
> I reply that i as root of the new ffmpeg server have not received any
> request and that i object to the list being moved to libav.org
> Fri, 15 Apr 2011 [see below for mail]
> Roanld explains that the list has been moved to libav.org and that to
> subscribe one has to agree to a complex license from google.
> April 25:
> 19:00 UTC
> Accepted student proposals announced on the Google Summer of Code 2011 site.
> 10 Projects for FFMpeg/libav are being accepted
> 10 choosen by libav
> 0 choosen by ffmpeg
> 2 of the students are libav developers, 1 of them has never written C
> code before. 0 students are ffmpeg developers
> 8 of the mentors are libav developers
> 2 of the mentors are ffmpeg developers
Thanks a lot for the summary!
> Has the ffmpeg side been shown the student applications? no
> Had the ffmpeg side had any say in which are accepted? no
> But more so why does ffmpeg have no say at all in this years ffmpegs
Has there been contact with google about the fork of the project?
> just my 10cent, and my appology to the students who have not been
> selected this year due to this political mess.
> And id like to wish the people who where selected good luck and hope
> their projects will succeed.
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