[FFmpeg-devel] Google Summer of Code 2008
Mon Feb 25 18:39:37 CET 2008
Andreas Setterlind wrote:
> I like to propose VA API (Video Acceleration API) implementation into FFmpeg
> Maybe you could even ask the author, Jonathan Bian (from Intel) to mentor it?
Sounds like a long shot. Can you contact him or give me his contact
> I would also like to suggest SSE4 SIMD optimizations as a valid
> qualification task:
Can you enumerate specific tasks along these lines?
> If I may, I would in addition like to propose that all of the so
> called "Legacy Tasks" from the SoC 2006 and 2007 proposals that did
> not find a developer those years get reviewed individually again this
> year for possible proposal again. My thinking is that the more
> proposals you have the more likely you are to find an interested
I'm doing that. But I am only manually adding tasks that I understand
and can properly explain on the Wiki. If I can't get a good feel for a
task by reading its description on the SoC Wiki page, what chance will a
prospective student contributor have?
> Then there is also the old FFmpeg wishlist
> and a few unassigned TODOs from the TODO file in the SVN tree:
> and finally the open feature requests in the issue tracker:
Again, as long as you can explain a good qualification task in a few
coherent sentences and provide pointers to references, feel free to add
them (and if you don't have a Wiki account, email me).
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