Re: [FFmpeg-devel] Reintroducing FFmpeg to Debian
On 10 August 2014 17:01, Matthias Urlichs <email@example.com> wrote:
> IMHO it's reasonable to expect core APIs to be upwards-compatible and keep
> deprecated interfaces around for another release or two.
Then it becomes unreasonable for a piece of software to be compatible
with multiple version of the same library, and support all of those.
When a used come to use complaining that something is broken, that a
file doesn't play or what else. It's a moot point trying to expect
them to understand that the issue is due to a 3rd party library.
MythTV aimed to be an appliance-like application. You install it and
you forget about it.