[Ffmpeg-devel] On2 Flix Engine uses memcoder in commerical Flix Engine

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Fri Apr 28 19:58:32 CEST 2006


On Fri, Apr 28, 2006 at 06:51:24PM +0200, Steve Lhomme wrote:
> Rich Felker wrote:
> >On Fri, Apr 28, 2006 at 06:17:39PM +0200, Steve Lhomme wrote:
> >>>Matroska is overly complicated and bloated.
> >>What do you find complicated ?
> >>
> >>Given 3 developers wrote their own parser simply based on the one HTML 
> >>page of specs.
> >
> >And how many lines of code is their parser? It's fucking huge!!
> >Even if it were simple, a parser is only a tiny part of a demuxer. The
> >complicated part is the semantics.
> Haali's splitter (used in the official DShow splitter and in TCPMP) is 
> smaller than the parser in FFMPEG and handles far more semantics and codecs.

the matroska demuxer in ffmpeg is a bloated mess, yes, hell its even larger
then the QT demuxer, was there something else you where trying to say, 
if so i cant see how that argument is on topic here ...



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