[FFmpeg-devel] GSOC application question

Laszlo Szilagyi laszlo.szilagyi.home
Mon Mar 24 21:03:16 CET 2008

I like for example the DTS stuff (DTS Encoder), I had a look at the white
paper, and I'm quite familiar with the filters/maths there, but I've never
dealt with DTS before. I've learned that I need to finish a qualification
task, but how much time will I have to accomplish that?

On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 8:15 PM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at>

> On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 05:03:27PM +0100, Laszlo Szilagyi wrote:
> >  Dear FFmpeg!
> >
> > I'm an electrical engineer student in my 4th year from Hungary (BUTE),
> > studying mainly about embedded system design, digital signal processing,
> and
> > of course the programming tools in connection with these fields. I've
> heard
> > about the "Google Summer Of Code", and the projects FFmpeg offers caught
> my
> > attention. I've got interested in the various types of encoders, (for
> > example DTS) and before I send my application I would like to know if my
> > qualification is sufficient for the various tasks.
> >
> > My studies/experiences:
> [...]
> > With this background what can you recommend me, before I create my
> > application? Plese contact me!
> Pick what you like to work on, i really cant guess what would be best.
> And i think that working on what one likes to work on is at least as
> good for success than working on what one knows most about. Off course
> picking something you know nothing about isnt a good idea either. ...
> Also you _need_ to finish a qualification task if you want to be accepted
> for ffmpeg-gsoc.
> see (http://wiki.multimedia.cx/index.php?title=FFmpeg_Summer_Of_Code_2008)
> [...]
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