[FFmpeg-devel] GSoC again

Lukasz Marek lukasz.m.luki2 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 23:18:12 CET 2016

On 23.03.2016 17:09, Gerion Entrup wrote:

> 3. Implement adaptive switching.
> A note to the 3rd point. I'm absolutely not sure, what amount of work this is
> (maybe you could comment it) and what the best place would be to implement
> this (including whether this whole feature is meaningful). I would say, this could
> be either in the demuxer itself or in ffplay (can decide a muxer such a thing,
> like bandwidth?).

I think it is not possible to be done inside demuxer. Different
qualities may have different metadata such as width, height, maybe
different codec. HLS is exposing all qualities as separate streams and
player may choose the one it needs.

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