[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] web:call for maintainers, 2nd try

Clément Bœsch ubitux at gmail.com
Fri Dec 23 00:52:00 CET 2011

On Thu, Dec 22, 2011 at 10:46:29PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> ---
>  src/index |   19 +++++++++++++++++++
>  1 files changed, 19 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/src/index b/src/index
> index 38ecc6d..396ec7a 100644
> --- a/src/index
> +++ b/src/index
> @@ -32,6 +32,25 @@ 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. Pick an area of the codebase you want to maintain,
> +<a href="http://ffmpeg.org/download.html">download the source</a>,

Nit: I think you have to download the sources (no plural in "download the
source"?) before looking at a something you want to maintain.

> +subscribe to <a href="https://lists.ffmpeg.org/mailman/listinfo/ffmpeg-devel/">ffmpeg-devel</a>
> +and start hacking on the code you are interested 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 <a href="https://github.com/FFmpeg/">Github</a>).
> +Non-programmers are welcome to contribute too. We are also searching for someone
> +to make official debian and ubuntu packages, that would be part of the official
> +distributions. 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.
> +</p>
> +

I'm still OK with this version; the news shouldn't need more details (it's
a news, not a tutorial after all).

Clément B.
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