[FFmpeg-devel] GSoC 2008
Thu Mar 20 03:40:39 CET 2008
On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 04:05:56PM -0700, Mike Melanson wrote:
> Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
> > Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> >> On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 01:14:56PM -0700, Mike Melanson wrote:
> >> [...]
> >>> We're running out of qualification tasks. I need to go create some more!
> >> * the AVPalette cleanup ...
> >> * change the existing avi/mjpeg code so it generates videos playable on
> >> my canon digital ixus 30 :)
> >> * lossy flac encoder using viterbi algorithm
> >> * MPEG-4 GMC encoder
> >> * fix ffserver
> >> * per MB rate control (nice for VBV compliance)
> > All those would really cool indeed.
> Ahem... "qualification tasks". Let's review: these are supposed to be
> simple tasks that a student familiar with C but perhaps unfamiliar with
> FFmpeg -- and multimedia hacking in general -- can use to jump into
> FFmpeg development. I'm not sure about some of the ones listed above.
Yes, these were just random ideas ...
The idea was its better to suggest suboptimal tasks than to suggest no tasks.
It would be very bad if we had students but no qualification tasks left ...
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