[Ffmpeg-devel] SMPTE VC-1 Decoder For FFmpeg

matthieu castet castet.matthieu
Fri Oct 7 17:53:21 CEST 2005

matthieu castet wrote:
> Hi,
> Mike Melanson wrote:
>> Diego Biurrun wrote:
>>> Nah, let people feel the pain of not having a native decoder, maybe this
>>> will spur development.  Meanwhile we can leverage the SMPTE decoder for
>>> development.
>>     This is my feeling too. I initially resisted releasing anything 
>> because I was afraid of people becoming complacent with the 
>> awkwardly-licensed, poor-performing decoder. As we develop our 
>> decoder, the reference decoder will be invaluable for validation.
> The reference decoder is very slow, with my athon xp 1800+, some frame 
> take near one second to decode...
> So I believe people still want native decoder...
> I don't know how you plan to implement native decoder (RE with English 
> spec ?), but may be some distributed RE via a wiki (I don't remember the 
> link, but some people already do that for RE the wifi broadcom mips 
> binary driver) could be interesting.
I found the link : http://bcm-specs.sipsolutions.net/ChipInit

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