[FFmpeg-cvslog] r10953 - trunk/libavformat/mpeg.c

Mike Melanson mike
Thu Nov 8 19:58:40 CET 2007

Balatoni Denes wrote:
> Hi!
> Thursday 08 November 2007 14:19-kor Aurelien Jacobs ezt ?rta:
>> Rich Felker wrote:
>>> I agree. I almost puked when I saw this code committed. Problematic
>>> hacks for useless game formats do not belong in one of the most
>>> important demuxers..
>> I would have been glad to here this when I posted the patch on
>> ffmpeg-devel 7 days ago...
>> Do you want me to revert this commit ?
>> Do you have any better solution to propose ?
> I am sorry, but as for a minor - but still nonetheless a - contributor of 
> ffmpeg, could somebody clear this question up for me: what did Rich do in 
> ffmpeg again, that grant him a veto power in ffmpeg development? Of course if 
> developers agree with him, than this question has less practical relevance as 
> of now. Still, I had to ask...

Though I am loathe to admit it, I have to agree with Felker on this one.
MPEG is a rather important part of FFmpeg and I would not want to see it
hacked up too badly in order to support a fringe middleware format.

And this is coming from the biggest purveyor of fringe formats. I guess
I don't want to fringe formats to develop a reputation for being too

	-Mike Melanson

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