[MPlayer-users] Mplayer G2 status
D Richard Felker III
dalias at aerifal.cx
Tue Mar 8 03:20:31 CET 2005
On Tue, Mar 08, 2005 at 02:07:20AM +0200, Ivan Kalvachev wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Mar 2005 12:24:48 -0800 (PST)
> "Dean S. Messing" <deanm at sharplabs.com> wrote:
> > Having been out of the mplayer loop
> > for the last few months I'm recently needed
> > to start using it again for my research.
> > I've been trying to find out what the status of
> > G2 is but keep coming up with a blank. The development
> > archive stops as of September, 2004 and google is
> > delivering my nothing but old stuff. The Mplayer
> > News page (searching on "g2") mentions nothing as of
> > the departure of A'rpi last March (but I know
> > he later returned). Can anyone enlighten me?
> > Dean S. Messing
> > Sr. Scientist
> > Display Algorithms & Visual Optimization Lab
> > Sharp Laboratories of America
> Well G2 status is "COMA"
> Nobody is working on it. There is not enough manpower to keep g1 running.
Not entirely true. There's been a lot of new work on G1 lately..
> Arpi had done an private G2 fork that he develops in secret (under LGPL license)
Yes.. Or perhaps just under proprietary circumstances..
> Eventually some parts on G2 may be back ported to G1....
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