[FFmpeg-devel] To be or not to be working with libav (was: [PATCHv3] On2 VP7 decoder)

Peter Ross pross at xvid.org
Wed Apr 2 09:30:27 CEST 2014

On Tue, Apr 01, 2014 at 04:44:20PM +0200, Vittorio Giovara wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 30, 2014 at 11:19 AM, Nicolas George <george at nsup.org> wrote:
> > I believe the discussion about the correct behaviour of FFmpeg developers
> > with regard to libav is perfectly in-topic here, therefore I continue the
> > thread. I will not be replying point-by-point though.
> Thanks for keeping the discussion alive and hate-free.
> I agree this title better fits the topic in a way.
> >> No, you decided to be a Libav downstream (and can't deny that) but
> >> take any occasion to bash Libav itself and its developers. You don't
> >> like that, so you have no other option than insulting and criticizing
> >> Libav devs (like you do below), so maybe it's you... grasping at
> >> straws ;)
> >
> > So FFmpeg is a Libav downstream?
> It is, until daily merge happens. It'd be nice to see how both
> projects live on their own and prosper, only users will benefit from
> something like it.

No user benefits from having two different competing yet identically-named
libraries for multimedia. This is something we should all agree upon.

-- Peter
(A907 E02F A6E5 0CD2 34CD 20D2 6760 79C5 AC40 DD6B)
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