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

Vittorio Giovara vittorio.giovara at gmail.com
Sat Apr 5 18:27:07 CEST 2014

On Wed, Apr 2, 2014 at 9:30 AM, Peter Ross <pross at xvid.org> wrote:
> 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:
>> > 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.

Well it has been the case for years with FFmbc, without the need of
daily merges.
Guess what? Both projects are very happy with each other and both
serve useful different purposes.
I don't see why this could not happen with Libav too.

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