[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] DivX6 support
ikalvachev at gmail.com
Wed Jun 21 08:48:01 CEST 2006
2006/6/21, Loren Merritt <lorenm at u.washington.edu>:
> On Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 09:32:55PM +0300, Ivan Kalvachev wrote:
> >> DivX 6 support would be interesting to make codec comparisons, but is
> >> it faster than libavcodec? I doubt it...
> > Is libmpeg2 faster than libavcodec ffmpeg12?
> The answer depends on your CPU. (I think. I don't have reports from
> enough different people to tell what exactly causes the difference.)
> Here (AthlonXP 2500 & Athlon64 3400) ffmpeg12 is faster, and has been so
> for a long time.
> > 2. License. At some point DivXNetwork people claimed they've gpl-ed
> > the decoder (opendivx). I cannot find proves atm, and it could have
> > been just claim. However the gpl clause from divx4_vbr.c must have
> > come from somewhere.
> Opendivx != DivXNetwork.
> Way back when, there were some people called ProjectMayo who wrote
> opendivx. ProjectMayo forked, and some of the members became DivXNetwork,
> and wrote a new closed source codec.
Check the facts. They are the very same persons.
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