[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 3/3] avformat: add youtube-dl based demuxer

James Almer jamrial at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 23:29:39 CEST 2015

On 09/04/15 5:59 PM, Lukasz Marek wrote:
> On 09.04.2015 13:50, Kieran Kunhya wrote:
>> On 9 April 2015 at 12:17, Rodger Combs <rodger.combs at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Agreed, this belongs in a higher layer. I think it'd be reasonable for FFmpeg to have a higher-layer library handling things like playlists and this, but that's another conversation.
>> +1
> So instead of complaining and spamming with "+1", prepare a patch and submit it? Community will discuss it and do what's the best for the project (and yes, project is not single person who has their wishes). Personally I woulnt complain about that separation if done properly, but just don't see a reason for it. Most of the stuff you don't need/like you can disable at compilation level.
> We have separation libavformat/libavdevice and most of patches I submitted regarding libavdevice were complained by one person.
> Sometimes I have a feeling that ffmpeg is an open source project to feed wm4's project. Everything he doesn't need is "retarded", "rotten", "dumb", etc, etc.
> I don't want to be drama queen here, but the way author of this patch was treated is bellow any level of dignity. FFmpeg has more to offer that show how many douches is subscribed to the mailing list.
> Unless these things are handled don't treat me as member of this "community" anymore.

I think you may be exaggerating a bit here. At least three people showed their disagreement 
about this patch, and while some strong words have been tossed around, none of them afaics 
were directed at people.

Last thing we need is a flame war and drama out of a youtube demuxer implementation, so 
please, lets all calm down.

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