[Ffmpeg-devel] interlace and motion artifacts

Rich Felker dalias
Fri Feb 17 04:10:25 CET 2006

On Thu, Feb 16, 2006 at 09:52:06AM +0100, Luca Abeni wrote:
> Hi,
> On Thu, 2006-02-16 at 09:22 +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> [...]
> > there was someone working on porting the swscaler code from mplayer ...
> > but apparently he lost interrest ...
> I did some experiments a long time ago (around 08 Dec 2004, according to
> my last email on the subject). See the attached patch (against an old
> version of ffmpeg - more than 1 year ago).
> But I lost interest before coming up with something useful because:
> 1) I needed some help for integrating swscaler in a proper way, but if I
> remember well the replies I got to my email did not help me enough (of
> course, this is probably due to the fact that my knowledge of ffmpeg was
> not sufficient)
> 2) libswscaler is GPLed. Someoned mentioned that it was going to be
> relicended under LGPL, so I decided to wait before working on it more
> seriously. I am still waiting... ;-)

IIRC Michael's deal was that he would release it under LGPL if/when
someone ports it to ffmpeg. :) Maybe I'm mistaken though.


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