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Re: [MPlayer-dev-eng] [FFmpeg-devel] FFmpeg/MPlayer/rtmpdump possibly searching for a new server and hosting




Hi,

On Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 7:20 PM, Kieran Kunhya <kierank@xxxxxx> wrote:

> On 17 July 2015 at 22:00, Michael Niedermayer <michael@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 04:16:53PM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> >> On Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 03:30:26PM +0200, Jean-Baptiste Kempf wrote:
> >> > On 15 Jul, Michael Niedermayer wrote :
> >> > > longer awnser,
> >> > > videolan IIUC would be willing to host some of our services
> >> > > on their existing server but this would require a "quite a bit" of
> >> > > work. videolan uses LXC we do not.
> >> >
> >> > Indeed, and there is a good reason for that, called security.
> >> >
> >> > > also videolan of course would have to agree to everything, its their
> >> > > server of course ...
> >> >
> >> > VideoLAN has very powerfull machines, connected in a correct
> datacenter,
> >> > with a contract, that will outlive any single member.
> >> >
> >>
> >> > Don't take it bad, but seeing the discussions, and the way you manage
> >> > your roots and services migration, you don't seem to care that much
> >> > about being correctly deployed, but to do it fast.
> >>
> >> iam not taking it bad but when you are being told your boxes could be
> >> shutdown without prior notice by the new managment, then yes you try
> >> to move fast, which is what we did.
> >> Not because thats a great thing to do but because it was needed
> >
> > also speaking of that, id like to take the opertunity to thank everyone
> > who helped making that quick move to the current servers possible
> > That is at least alex, arpi, fabrice, beastd, kieran, reimar, roberto,
> > lou, tim,  ubitux and probably more who i have forgotten to list
> >
> > In principle we could stay at these servers but i think its better
> > if we use the time available now to move things to some free,
> > higher end servers and hosting and also if possible (volunteers)
> > move to something like LXC or qemu/kvm in the process and have
> > services properly seperated
> >
> > That would give us better servers, more robust hosting than what you
> > get with a 50euro/mo box. more security and at less cost.
>
> Sorry but this is a bizzare and short-sighted goal. Whilst I am sure
> most of the offers mean well it's much better to get help from the
> community because at least we know who they are, where the data is
> stored, easily contactable etc. The person offering free hosting could
> just leave their company and the machine wiped one day.


J-B offered that videolan will host ffmpeg. I, for one, would be thrilled
if that were to happen. I trust videolan a lot.

Ronald
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