[FFmpeg-devel] about participating in the development of FFmpeg

sam lewis sam.lews
Wed Nov 18 04:39:55 CET 2009

On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 6:01 PM, Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:
> Careful, encoders are quite difficult for newcomers.
> You might also want to have a look at the list of interesting patches
> and try to clean one up for inclusion:
> http://wiki.multimedia.cx/index.php?title=Interesting_Patches
> This should give you a good feel for FFmpeg development.
> Diego
> P.S.: Please trim your quotes.

Thanks a lot for your advice.

I agree that it is proper to choose some simpler task to get fammilar with
the project. On the interesting patches list, I found 'PES packetizer' quite
interesting. I would like to help clean up this patch. Would you please
give me some more information about this patch? Or should I choose
another to work on?

As to the RealAudio encoder, I would like to continue working on it but
as a long term task. The RealAudio decoder seems to be contained
in ra144.c and ra288.c. I think it will take me about 1-2 moths to finish the


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