[MPlayer-dev-eng] Re: [PATCH] synch to new x264 revision
diego at biurrun.de
Mon Sep 27 20:27:40 CEST 2004
Edouard Gomez writes:
> Dans gmane.comp.video.mplayer.devel, vous avez Ã©critÂ :
> >> All codecs are by default fast, even if their maintainers dislike it.
> >> For example, I know that XviD devs would prefer some "basic" quality
> >> optimization on per default.
> > I haven't seen that rule written in stone anywhere, I doubt patches
> > for it would be rejected.
> They've been rejected, so now we end up with mencoder users having to
> tune xvid module options to catch up with the quality provided by
> default values on the win32 frontend or even the transcode module.
> Same goes for lot of little things i had to discard from the xvid4
> module before he got accepted by mplayers' commiters, where most
> refusing reasons were just "we have that behavior with xvid 0.9, so xvid
> 1.0 should behave the same". To me that was clearly saying something
> like: "guy you worked well on xvid 1.0, but let's face it, our users
> will have no benefit from all the new stuff because we choose to stall
> default behavior" *sigh*.
> I just decided to continue improving the module separately so i'm not
> bounded by mplayer commit rules. If someonee wants to merge changes
> into mplayer, then he can do so. That's the beauty of GPL.
Please try again, I am convinced your patches would now get a
different reception since we now have some developers that care more
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