[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/2] avcodec: add photocd decoder

Derek Buitenhuis derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 17:29:49 EET 2019

On 11/01/2019 15:26, Nicolas George wrote:
> Carl Eugen Hoyos (12019-01-11):
>> The original unfinished demuxer was posted to the development
>> mailing list:
>> https://ffmpeg.org/pipermail/ffmpeg-devel/2010-January/086658.html
> Ah, good to know. Still, Paul made efforts to resurrect that patch, I
> wonder if these efforts were sponsored, and in that case what the
> sponsor thinks about them staying unfinished, or if they were not, and
> in that case why expect payment for the final efforts.

Irrelevant to whether a patch is acceptable or not to FFmpeg.

> More generally, I think it would be a good practice that any submission
> that is sponsored is clearly marked as such: identity of the sponsor,
> amount, identity of the recipient(s).

Why and to what end? Seems like a great way to witchhunt specific patches.

Also, nobody has ANY business knowing what someone else is paid if they don't
want to supply that info. None at all.

- Derek

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