[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] doc/developer: require transparency about sponshorships.
atomnuker at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 20:56:59 EET 2019
On Fri, 11 Jan 2019 at 18:38, Derek Buitenhuis <derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com>
> On 11/01/2019 18:21, Nicolas George wrote:
> > Signed-off-by: Nicolas George <george at nsup.org>
> > ---
> > doc/developer.texi | 10 ++++++++++
> > 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+)
> Rather than repeat myself, I'll refer to my previous mails:
> * http://ffmpeg.org/pipermail/ffmpeg-devel/2019-January/238740.html
> * http://ffmpeg.org/pipermail/ffmpeg-devel/2019-January/238743.html
> I utterly and absolutely think no good will come from such a policy. It's
> divisive, exclusionary, inflamatory, witch-hunt-y, and privacy invading,
> among other things.
> I'm speechless. Words cannot describe how terrible I think such a policy is
> for current and future contributors, and I am of the opinion that adopting
> such a policy would see any work sent to FFmpeg by anyone involved in a
> company, which I may add, is a lot, utterly dry up.
> I've not much more to say on the matter, and I will not engage in flame
> wars after.
> - Derek
> (P.S. Just how do you intend to enforce this? How do you prove/disprove
> has been paid in some form, directly, or indiectly? Do you just accuse
> them on
> the list?)
> (P.P.S. I am aware my opinions hold little clout here nowadays, so take my
> as you will.)
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I fully agree.
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