[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH][RFC] Indeo3 replacement

Måns Rullgård mans
Sun Jul 26 11:15:45 CEST 2009

Vitor Sessak <vitor1001 at gmail.com> writes:

> Maxim wrote:
>> Hi crews,
>> as already volunteered I'd like to maintain indeo3 decoder in the
>> future. Unfortunately the ffmpeg's decoder is unmaintable (Mike, sorry!)
>> because nobody understands how it works. Therefore I want to submit a
>> patch proposing a new source for this algorithm. Below its advantages in
>> short:
>> - deobfuscated algorithm
>> - heavily commented source
>> - decoding tables will be generated dynamically making "indeo3data.h"
>> tiny compared to the existing one!
>> - one huge code blob was splitted into several functions
>> Disadvantages:
>> - it was written fast therefore it contains several simplifications
>> can
>> be programmed safer
>> - may be further splitted
>> - it was not tested on PPC yet
> I think Mans once said he has a PPC machine people could use for
> FFmpeg development.

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