[Ffmpeg-devel] swscaler integration
Wed Mar 15 15:38:54 CET 2006
In message <20060315185137.GQ10840 at brightrain.aerifal.cx>, Rich Felker writes:
> On Wed, Mar 15, 2006 at 07:44:51PM +0200, Oded Shimon wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 15, 2006 at 09:21:18AM +0000, Dieter wrote:
> > > Ken and Dennis did filters 30+ years ago. Just change from grep and cut to
> > > video/audio filters:
> > >
> > > ... | crop | scale | pad | text_overlay | aknobs | vknobs | ...
> > I somewhat disagree. The Unix philosphy doesn't apply very well to
> > multimedia. When you have to control things like AV sync, speed, decoding,
> > encoding, extra params (like, quantizer of image for pp), tight integration
> > of components within a single binary is manditory. Not to mention the
> > example you gave above will just be slow as hell..
> While that's true, the concept is totally right. It's just that the
> existing unix mechanisms are not sufficiently powerful for it.
What sort of powerful mechanisms would be needed?
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