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

Rich Felker dalias
Fri Apr 28 20:14:03 CEST 2006

On Fri, Apr 28, 2006 at 08:06:12PM +0200, Steve Lhomme wrote:
> Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> >Hi
> >
> >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 ...
> Just wanted to correct a wrong information :)

The information is wrong. I said it was huge and it is. I made no
comparison to lavf code.


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