[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] from DivX, Part 3: DivX encoder

Rich Felker dalias
Sat Dec 17 00:51:26 CET 2005

On Fri, Dec 16, 2005 at 11:25:38AM -1000, Steve Lhomme wrote:
> This patch allow FFMPEG to use the DivX encoder installed on the system 
> (Win32 only for the moment).

> /*
>  * DivX encoder (currently for win32 only)
>  * Copyright (c) 2005 DivX, Inc.

I consider this patch undesirable. Support for external libraries
should be there ONLY when they're free and offer either:

- support for a critical multimedia format otherwise not supported
- vastly superior quality to the current lavc-native implementation


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