[FFmpeg-devel] What's Going On With x264 and GSoC?

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb
Tue Mar 18 00:32:06 CET 2008


On Mon, Mar 17, 2008, Mike Melanson wrote :
> x264 has attached itself to FFmpeg's SoC effort. Okay, fine. However, I
> noticed that they are also attached to VLC's SoC effort. What's going on
> here? Are they trying to hedge their bets? If so, both FFmpeg and VLC
> have been accepted into the 2008 GSoC. So I don't know if it's
> worthwhile for x264 to be attached to both. In fact, it may be
> detrimental and confusing.

Yes, I do agree, they have to choose, as the best it is for ffmpeg, VLC
and x264. I think that the limiting thing is more about the mentoring
weight they can give and how many students they can handle.

Improvements to ffmpeg and x264 are profitable to everyone.

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Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf

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