[Ffmpeg-devel] Google Summer Of Code

Rich Felker dalias
Tue Apr 25 17:17:23 CEST 2006

On Tue, Apr 25, 2006 at 10:14:21AM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> >> Eh, how many Snow files are there in the wild?
> >
> > There are about 10 on my hd. :P
> I don't see you running a public ftp server ;-)
> > From the little I've heard about Dirac, sounds to me like Snow would be a
> > more worthy target to pursuit than Dirac... Even from doom9 comparison.
> That could be.  My point is that lack of content doesn't necessarily make
> work on a codec pointless.

Developing a new codec that has a lot of promise is useful.
RE'ing/reimplementing a codec made by academics that does not show any
practical promise, when there are no files that need to be decoded, is
pointless IMO.


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