[Ffmpeg-devel] Google Summer Of Code
Tue Apr 25 02:23:40 CEST 2006
Luca Barbato wrote:
> Mike Melanson wrote:
>>the meantime, project ideas:
> - snow optimizations.
> - dirac native implementation.
This is even more ambitious than the VC-1 and AAC implementations due to
lack of documentation. But in the end it's up to the student.
> - nut complete implementation.
Personally, I'm not as enthusiastic about encouraging libavformat work
for this initiative since it does not enjoy as widespread use as
libavcodec. Effort could be better spent in identifying how to refactor
the existing lavf API to better suit a wider range of projects. This is
the kind of thing which takes more domain knowledge than a summer intern
would likely possess. Just my take on it.
Anyway, as I mentioned originally, I submitted the app a few hours
after the formal deadline. Plus, from reading the Google groups, I get
the impression that Google feels there are already plenty of
organizations represented. Further, they started rejecting applicants
last week due to there being too many orgs in a particular segment
(e.g., web apps are well represented). However, Xiph is the only other
org representing the multimedia "segment" (GIMP, if you stretch the
If I don't hear anything back by tomorrow, I'll drop the whole idea.
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