[gst-devel] freeze/release of good and ugly

Zaheer Merali zaheermerali at gmail.com
Wed Aug 9 00:09:58 CEST 2006

On 8/8/06, Stefan Kost <ensonic at hora-obscura.de> wrote:
> Thomas Vander Stichele wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-08-08 at 00:08 +0100, Zaheer Merali wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Thomas
> >>
> >> Is the v4l2src move to -good happening in this cycle?  If so, please
> >> release -bad as it is in current release of -bad.
> >>
> >
> > Moving stuff is to be done *before* freezes, not *because* of freezes.
> > So, no.
> >
> > Thomas
> >
> >
> Just my 0.02 cents. Moving plugins seems to stall for no reason. This is
> a bit demotivating for those who put efforts into those plugins. Apart I
> agree that we don't do this shortly before a release. But the v4l2
> plugin wait since 2 month to get moved. In general this policy to
> sponsor a move isn't a bad idea, but then we should also look into those
> plugins thats ask for sponsorship and either reject with a reason or agree.
> Stefan
I was under the impression v4l2 was sponsored by Andy.  Also it has
been ages since the move was requested.  So if it is not going into
this release without a valid reason, then our plugin moving policy is
just not working.


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