[FFmpeg-devel] Cleanup libswscale and reimplement GPL code under LGPL
Mon Apr 7 15:48:16 CEST 2008
On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 03:42:28PM +0200, Luca Barbato wrote:
> Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 03:18:37PM +0200, Luca Barbato wrote:
> >> Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> >>>> Fine by me, still I'd like to have libswscale completely reshaped so it
> >>>> can be used (if that as additional bonus makes the separate libswscale
> >>>> tree die, bonus)
> >>> What do you mean by "completely reshaped"?
> >>> And "can be used"?
> >> The swscale api isn't exactly documented
> > Document it ...
> >> and last time I had to use it I
> >> found it a bit different than the rest of libav* and not as nice.
> > elaborate
> function naming a bit inconsistent (some camelCased some
> underscore_separated), 5> params in many functions, large use of defines
> while enums could be used.
> >> I'd
> >> like to have it in a better shape. Not to mention the internal
> >> structure, that is a complete pain.
> > elaborate
> It intermixes mmx code and arch independent code, it uses some kind of
> templating, adding other arches may lead to an unmaintainable mess.
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