[Ffmpeg-devel] [RFC] remove support for AMR NB fixed-point

Benjamin Larsson banan
Sun Apr 22 17:17:25 CEST 2007

Diego Biurrun wrote:
> I would like to remove support for AMR NB, fixed-point version.
> The feature is non-essential, we have support for the floating-point
> version.
> The support we currently have is extremely hackish, external source code
> needs to be imported into FFmpeg.  For AMR NB floating-point version
> there now exist proper libraries.  Removing support might motivate
> somebody to do this for the fixed-point version as well.
> Furthermore, the AMR libraries are non-free.  If they are imported into
> FFmpeg, the resulting FFmpeg libraries and binaries are undistributable.
> This is not something we should be encouraging.
> Opinions?
> Diego

I agree.

Benjamin Larsson

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