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Date: Sun, 8 Oct 2017 23:48:07 +0200
From: Michael Niedermayer <>
Subject: Re: The Internet Bug Bounty: Data Processing (


On Mon, Oct 02, 2017 at 11:01:19AM +0000, Reed Loden wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 6:12 AM Hanno Böck <> wrote:
> > On Thu, 28 Sep 2017 23:13:22 -0700
> > Reed Loden <> wrote:
> >
> > > Separately, we're happy to announce that libav (
> > >;a=summary) was added to the scope
> > > earlier today.
> >
> > I'm surprised by this. When I saw the ibb-data bounty I immediately
> > wondered whether ffmpeg should be in there.
> >
> > Is there a reason libav is in and ffmpeg is not? Were there concerns by
> > the ffmpeg devs? (I'm not taking a side in the libav/ffmpeg wars, but
> > my impression is that many distros who had used libav for some time
> > have switched back and ffmpeg is clearly the more widely used of the
> > forks.)
> We’d love to have FFmpeg in-scope, but the simple reason is that they don’t
> reply to our e-mails. All projects participating must explicitly opt-in,
> and we can’t get anybody at FFmpeg to let us know their thoughts on if they
> would like to be added or not.

Your mails where misidentified as spam on my side at least, and while
i admit i saw them and wanted to reply later i forgot and somehow
apparently everyone else forgot to reply too.
Finally replied and yes of course FFmpeg wants to participate


> If somebody could help with that (or at least put us in contact with the
> appropriate folks), would appreciate it. :-)
> ~reed
> (For the IBB)

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