[FFmpeg-devel] Google Summer of Code 2010 is coming

Benjamin Larsson banan
Sat Jan 30 17:24:01 CET 2010

Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 04:01:27PM +0100, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
>> On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 01:53:53AM -0800, Jason Garrett-Glaser wrote:
>>> My point still stands for FLAC and vorbis though ;)
>> Given the overall number of formats in FFmpeg that's almost
>> statistically insignificant :-).
>> Also in some ways the vorbis encoder IIRC was also supposed to
>> become a testbed for psy models.
>> Also there's also a question: would we have been able to easily
>> get those external libraries to work and be regularly tested like this:
>> http://fate.multimedia.cx/
>> I know how horribly about 90% of all projects fail when you try to
>> use them on some unusual system - not to mention that (almost?) all those
>> codecs gain from improving e.g. mathops.h, if they are separate libraries
>> any such improvements would have to be ported first.
> also somewhat related, does anyone know a j2k decoder we could use so
> we dont have to continue that NIH-soc-j2k effort?
> it needs a LGPL&GPL compatible license, be written in C and be fast
> enough for motion jpeg2k or at least be a reasonable basis for
> optimizations
> [...]

Jasper and OpenJpeg are licence compliant.

Benjamin Larsson

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