[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] decoder/encoder naming consistency

Benjamin Larsson banan
Fri May 22 17:01:16 CEST 2009

Diego Biurrun wrote:
> I propose renaming files to to adhere to the following naming
> convention:
> foodec.c - decoder for format foo
> fooenc.c - encoder for format foo
> foo.c    - common code used by both decoder and encoder
> Currently we have some cases where the encoder is in fooenc. while the
> decoder is in foo.c, for example zmbv.c and zmbvenc.c.
> This should be made consistent.  The cases where we just have a decoder
> are secondary, they can remain as foo.c, but when both are available, we
> should try to avoid the confusion.
> The same applies to demuxers and muxers.
> OK to rename?
> Diego

I agree with this.

Benjamin Larsson

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