[FFmpeg-devel] Fw: [foms] Paper submissions to LCA

Måns Rullgård mans
Thu Jul 16 21:33:08 CEST 2009

Jason Garrett-Glaser <darkshikari at gmail.com> writes:

> On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 6:37 AM, Mike Melanson<mike at multimedia.cx> wrote:
>> Frank Barchard wrote:
>>> I don't feel qualified to speak for ffmpeg, but 2 potential topics
>>> would be Chrome, and subtitles:
>>> 1. The Chrome topic, because Chrome/Chromium use ffmpeg to implement
>>> html5 video tag. ?We could talk about whats great, and not so great,
>>> about using ffmpeg, which would hopefully lead to improvements.
>> That's easy enough: The H.264 decoder is great; the Theora decoder sucks. :)
> The H.264 decoder isn't great because CoreAVC is a crapton faster,
> primarily due to better architecture, despite the fact that ffmpeg's
> assembly is significantly superior.

Could we improve this?

> The Theora decoder, well, nobody gives a crap about Theora anyways.
> And the speed doesn't matter, since the Firefox developers seem to
> have intentionally sabotaged Theora's decoding speed in 3.5.

What did they do?

M?ns Rullg?rd
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