[vlc-devel] Effective Fork of VLC from Today

Steve Lhomme robux4 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 1 10:15:55 CEST 2016

I tried to push some changes but the git repo doesn't exist. Please fix ASAP.

On Fri, Apr 1, 2016 at 10:01 AM, Francois Cartegnie <fcvlcdev at free.fr> wrote:
> Hi,
> You're aware this became really hard to push changes into VLC codebase
> these days.
> Lots of people complaining and fighting internally, occasionally
> throwing soap opera dvd cases or plush ponies at some other members.
> As a consequence, and just like ffmpeg VS libav, the obvious solution is
> to fork the whole codebase.
> "VLC" fork will be named "VLD". Because this is the day.
> The VLD trademark will be managed by a new non profit Asso named
> "NemoLAN". Because Nemo...
> Documents are on their way.
> And to introduce some fairness in commits approval, an irrevocable rule
> will be to resolve any commits conflicts through a fair dice roll basis.
> The current infrastructure for git.nemolan.org is hosted on raspberry pi
> (hostname hado), which should be enough for few years.
> This "NemoLAN" org will be backed ('door' in their own terms) by two US
> companies and organizations, whose acronyms mean something like "Neat
> Secure Audio" and "Stay Overnight Near Ymca" Pictures. They'll bring in
> new code on a regular basis and promised to remove any drm related stuff.
> Enjoy this day,
> and check your calendar,
> François
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