[vlc-devel] About the 1.0.0 release
adanecito at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 10 22:27:44 CEST 2009
Congrads everyone a truely great effort. What are the stats for downloads for the various OS's?
--- On Fri, 7/10/09, Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org> wrote:
> From: Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org>
> Subject: [vlc-devel] About the 1.0.0 release
> To: vlc-devel at videolan.org
> Date: Friday, July 10, 2009, 10:09 AM
> Hello folks,
> VLC 1.0.0 release is now over. Websites are now back to
> Here are just a few thoughts on it.
> - We have done around 3,46Million downloads in the first
> after the release showed up on the website.
> - Around half of those people went through
> - The website hold and did not suffer from shortage or
> downtime. This is
> mostly because of the modification of the website
> and the time of the
> On average people, got 3 files from apache (
> /index.html, favicon.ico
> and mirror-geo.php) on ganesh and images from
> lighttpd from sirius.
> - 1.0.0 has hit most of the geeky websites quite correctly
> and in a timely
> manner. Sure, we helped them, but this is quite
> - Donations went quite up, reaching a few thousands of
> euro-dollars. It is
> not much, but is quite correct compared to how much
> we have received since
> the creation of Paypal account in 2001.
> - Reactions and review were quite good.
> On the technical side, a lot of bugs have been fixed, and I
> know I have
> slowed a bit the release, but I think this was worth it,
> especially with
> this symbolic number. But I hope we will never have to be
> back in the
> state of the 0.9.x version, and we will not have to deal
> with such a long time after freeze.
> Reading the various forums, there are a few issues left,
> one being very
> worrying (a crash on avcodec on WMV playback) and a few
> ones not that
> important (unseekable FLVs, crash in Qt, etc...)
> I would like to thank everyone for this release.
> Best Regards,
> Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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