[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Mimic decoder
Fri Mar 21 00:39:34 CET 2008
On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 06:51:49PM -0300, Ramiro Polla wrote:
> I have taken libmimic  and used it to implement a native Mimic 
> decoder for FFmpeg.
> The Mimic codec is used by MSN Messenger to transmit Webcam conversations
> (not Video Conversations). It is also supported by aMSN and Mercury
> Messenger. IIRC, those two programs allow to record the streamed data.
> There's also MSN Webcam Recorder  that can record those streams.
> I have the whole history in an SVN server  that goes all the way back to
> the first integration that had only minor changes from the original code
> (like glib's ints to C99).
> There's one big issue that we discussed some on IRC and I decided to take
> to the list. The original code does lots of deblocking as post-processing.
> Some people on IRC said libavcodec should not do pure post-processing (it's
> not in-loop), and that I should drop that code. But pretty much every user
> that will use this expects the output to be the same as in MSN Messenger
> (which does the deblocking). So, is there any chance the deblocking can be
> accepted in the codec? If so, I'd need to clean it up some more.
> Ramiro Polla
>  http://sourceforge.net/projects/farsight/
>  http://wiki.multimedia.cx/index.php?title=Mimic
>  http://ml20rc.msnfanatic.com
>  http://msnwcrec.googlecode.com
Btw, are there any mimic samples on mphq?
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