[FFmpeg-devel] GoC 2008 and H264 SVC decoder
Tue Mar 25 08:53:42 CET 2008
On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 09:31:32AM +0200, Robert Marston wrote:
> Hi Michael
> Robert Marston wrote:
> >>> I realize there has been no formal specification released adding to
> >>> H.264 but judging by discussion on the JVT experts mailing list,
> >>> http://ftp3.itu.ch/av-arch/jvt-site/2007_06_Geneva/JVT-X201.zip is the
> >>> near final draft of the amendment. At the very least I would be looking
> >>> for a decoder capable of playing back the streams encoded using the JVT
> >>> SVC reference software.
> >> Iam not fond of SVC, but if there is a mentor for this and google gives us
> >> slots >= qualified students then i suspect it would be accepted, this of
> >> course is the decission of the mentors not just mine ...
> >> We had 8 slots last year and we have just 4 qualified student currently IIRC
> >> Also we do not know yet what exact applications these students will submit
> >> ramiro threatened MSVC which is disliked by many similar to SVC ...
> >> [...]
> > This is only fair and I understand, implementing the SVC decoder would
> > be helpful to my current research but is not essential. If the mentors
> > are not keen on the idea then I wouldn't mind picking another project of
> > more relevance to FFMPEG.
> As a second option I would be interested in the nokia MVC decoder if the
> SVC decoder is not accepted, unless someone else has already ask for
> this project? I think this would be helpful enough to my current
> research. Also would fixing up some of the H.264 problems still be
> acceptable as qualification tasks if I did take on that MVC decoder?
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