[Ffmpeg-devel] integrating AVS decoding into MPlayer

Rich Felker dalias
Sat Jul 15 03:51:09 CEST 2006

On Fri, Jul 14, 2006 at 10:12:44PM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Luca Barbato <lu_zero at gentoo.org> writes:
> > M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> >
> >> 
> >>> This issue was discussed in the NUT development list and that's why we
> >>> adopted fourcc.
> >> 
> >> Alas...
> >> 
> >
> > None of the people proposing alternatives provided code with the words
> > so for nut-1.0 we copy the avi numbers for the codecs that have one and
> > add others for codecs that haven't. That is just the less impedance path...
> And you still have to specify which of the oodles of avi fourccs for
> any particular codec to use.  The decision to use "the same as avi"
> has only bought you endless hours of work when new avi fourccs
> inevitably pop up with each new divx release.

No, it's absolutely no work for us at all. That's the whole point. Any
player will _already_ need to support these new fourccs to handle AVI
files, so it will automatically support them with NUT files too.


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