[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] web:call for maintainers

Lou Logan lou at lrcd.com
Thu Dec 22 21:21:42 CET 2011

On Thu, 22 Dec 2011 20:36:05 +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:

> ---
>  src/index |   15 +++++++++++++++
>  1 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/src/index b/src/index
> index 38ecc6d..2a14526 100644
> --- a/src/index
> +++ b/src/index
> @@ -32,6 +32,21 @@ with the latest developments by subscribing to both the
>  <h1>News</h1>
> +<a id="call_for_maintainers"></a><h3>December 22, 2011, Call For Maintainers</h3>
> +<p>
> +FFmpeg is moving faster than ever before, and with your help we could move even
> +faster. If you know C and git and want to maintain some part of ffmpeg you can


> +help us. Just, pick an area of the codebase you want to try to maintain,

Pick an area of the codebase you want to maintain,

> +clone git://source.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg.git

I'd prefer a link to the download page here instead of a git command:
...maintain, <a href="http://ffmpeg.org/download.html">download</a> the source, subscribe...

> +and start hacking on the code you are interrested in, review patches on the mailing
> +list, and fix bugs from our <a href="http://ffmpeg.org/trac/ffmpeg">bug tracker</a>
> +that are related to the area you want to
> +maintain. Once you are happy with your work just send us a link to your public
> +git clone (for example from github).
> +If you have questions, or want to
> +know if some area has an active maintainer (our MAINTAINERs file is somewhat outdated)
> +just ask on ffmpeg-devel.

Non-programmers are welcome to contribute too. If you have questions, just ask on
<a href="https://lists.ffmpeg.org/mailman/listinfo/ffmpeg-devel/">ffmpeg-devel</a>
mailing list or our IRC channel #ffmpeg-devel.

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