[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] Latest CVS Theora update and about Tremor

Martin Drab drab at kepler.fjfi.cvut.cz
Tue Aug 19 18:13:20 CEST 2003

On Mon, 18 Aug -1, Arpi wrote:

> Hi,
> > > ... 
> > > I'm against doing codec related stuff via libogg, which is a demuxer thing,
> > > esp. that mplayer g2 doesnt have/need libogg at all.
> > 
> > Yes, unfortunately, if there is ever going to be a Theora support by 
> > libtheora, then you would have to link against libogg anyway. :-( Unless 
> > Theora support is natively implanted without libtheora. ;-)
> > 
> > Martin
> Yes, i noticed :(((
> Someone should go and finish VP3 decoder in ffmpeg/libavcodec.
> It's almost coplete, just need to fix UMV instead of clipping motion
> vectors to image aera. Shouldn't be a difficult work, for someone who
> knows that codebase. Unfortunatelly, only Michael knows that, and he
> doesn't seem to be insterested in fixing vp3 :(
> Once we have working vp3, we could add theora header parsing, so
> the vp3 decoder could be initialized from tables tored in file,
> instead of builtin static data. Afaik no other difference between
> theora and vp3.
> A'rpi / Astral & ESP-team

Really? Form what they're saying on their web page one would think 
there's more differences than just header parsing. What would take them so
long to create it then?


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