[FFmpeg-devel] SOC Qualifiction tasks

Alexander Strange astrange
Fri Mar 14 07:10:03 CET 2008

On Mar 13, 2008, at 5:58 PM, Mike Melanson wrote:
> Alexander Strange wrote:
>> On Mar 13, 2008, at 4:48 PM, Mike Melanson wrote:
>>> Alexander Strange wrote:
>>>> I'll add myself to the wiki under the SSE2 IDCT; it seems like not
>>>> enough work compared to the others, but I'd certainly use it more
>>>> myself.
>>> Are you saying that you want to be considered as a student?
>> Yes, whatever that means. You don't have to consider students  
>> anything
>> until they submit the actual project proposal, do you?
> As long as you are an actual student and can prove it, it's all good.
> Not too hard since I suspect most FFmpeg devs are still -- and will
> always be -- students. :)

My ID card photo is totally unflattering :(
It looks like I have to send off transcripts to Google when  
submissions open, so that should take care of it.

>> By the way, I forgot that I don't have a wiki account?
> Just tell me what username you want (letters, number, caps, spaces all
> okay). This goes for anyone else (though I think I understand enough  
> now that I might implement my own naive authentication soon).

My name (as it is in my email) should be fine. Are there any CAPTCHA  
plugins for registration? There are really easy ways to find spam bots  
(hidden form fields named "email", etc), but CAPTCHA is effective and  
not too annoying.

>> This isn't just for H.264 (though people ask for that the most); it
>> should work for anything macroblock-based.
> I will leave it to Michael and others the evaluate your proposal.

I'll wait and see.

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