[FFmpeg-devel] donation for snow
Thu Nov 6 19:04:40 CET 2008
On Tue, 4 Nov 2008 21:10:48 +0100 Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 04, 2008 at 11:38:34AM -0800, Jason Garrett-Glaser wrote:
> > Motion estimation in Snow is still more advanced than x264 in some
> > respect; Snow has iterative ME, x264 doesn't.
> yes but iterative ME is slow and some say, being too slow ...
Is this true for encoding only or for decoding to? I don't care for encoding speed, decoding speed is by far more important. But other users might think very different.
> > > Ive no doubt that snow could beat x264 given a few determined and smart
> > > developers
> > I highly, highly doubt this, assuming you stick to the basic current
> > idea of Snow. I don't doubt that you or I could make a better format
> > than H.264 if I tried--there are dozens of places one could make
> > improvements--but what I do doubt is the ability to make a better
> > format *using overlapped wavelet*, since thousands of people have
> > tried that for something on the order of two decades and failed
> > miserably.
> I had no intent to stick to wavelets once someting else had been implemented
> that work better, actually i was aware that existing wavelets with existing
> ntropy coders perform poorly on inter frames before even writing the wavelet
Then what about using wavelets for intra frames only and other algorithms for the inter frames?
just my 2?
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