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Re: Clarifications about the alleged transition to FFmpeg

2015-06-18 18:30 GMT+02:00 Bálint Réczey <balint@balintreczey.hu>:
> Hi Alessio,
> 2015-06-18 18:00 GMT+02:00 Alessio Treglia <alessio@debian.org>:
>> Hello everybody,
>> I am afraid that I have to inform you that Bálint's blog post [1]
>> about the current status of libav's provided is untrue as there's
>> still a discussion ongoing on the Debian Multimedia Maintainers' team
>> mailing list, and a clear outcome is yet to come.
>> We'll eventually get in touch with the release team once we've taken a
>> final decision on the matter.
> Untrue is a nice word, but AFAIK the Multimedia Team which I'm member
> of at the moment is really working out the details of the transition.
> While the team has not announced a formal decision the majority of the
> team supports FFmpeg (which you don't ;-).
> It also not clear how the team can make a formal decision since there
> is no official leader, just members,not all listed members
> participated in the discussion.
> From: https://wiki.debian.org/DebianMultimedia :
>  Currently there are no strict roles defined. All members can work
>  on all packages, although there is some sort of split. A list of
>  people actively involved in the packaging effort can be found here
Regarding contacting the Release Team we surely have to and will contact them
after the decision is made somehow  _and the transition plan is finalized_ .


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