[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Mimic decoder

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Tue Mar 11 23:41:11 CET 2008

On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 06:51:49PM -0300, Ramiro Polla wrote:
> There's one big issue that we discussed some on IRC and I decided to take 
> to the list. The original code does lots of deblocking as post-processing. 
> Some people on IRC said libavcodec should not do pure post-processing (it's 
> not in-loop), and that I should drop that code. But pretty much every user 
> that will use this expects the output to be the same as in MSN Messenger 
> (which does the deblocking). So, is there any chance the deblocking can be 
> accepted in the codec? If so, I'd need to clean it up some more.

I am rather strongly against it, nearly all video players have
deblocking algorithms, and most probably have much better ones than what
you can have implemented in those few lines of code - if not, those
should be improved with ideas from this one.

Reimar D?ffinger

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