[MPlayer-cvslog] CVS: main configure,1.1162,1.1163

Guillaume POIRIER poirierg at gmail.com
Thu Apr 20 21:02:12 CEST 2006


On 4/20/06, Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 20, 2006 at 08:13:51PM +0300, Oded Shimon wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 20, 2006 at 01:59:53PM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > > On Thu, Apr 20, 2006 at 02:30:34PM +0300, Oded Shimon wrote:
> > > > On Thu, Apr 20, 2006 at 10:37:19AM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:

> > > Last time I checked, I was the CVS admin ...
> >
> > Was the policy "do not use admin -o unless you are CVS admin"? (innocently
> > asking, not flaming) IIRC the (recent) policy "do not use admin -o, period."
> >
> > Anyway, this is one of those cases that really deserves admin -o
> > regardless of policy.
> In my role as CVS admin I forbid the use of cvs admin -o to anyone but
> the CVS admin.  And yes, I consider this a proper usage of the command.

Totally off topic, but the "I'm the admin, I set the rules" makes me
think of Judge Dredd's "I am the Law":

Really OT, but it made me laugh, so... ;)

I am disillusioned enough to know that no man's opinion on any subject
is worth a damn unless backed up with enough genuine information to
make him really know what he's talking about.

-- H. P. Lovecraft (about the flamewars on FFmpeg and MPlayer-dev mailing lists)

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