[FFmpeg-devel] Blu Ray drive donation

Kostya kostya.shishkov
Tue Mar 17 06:36:36 CET 2009

On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 10:19:14PM +0000, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> Kostya <kostya.shishkov <at> gmail.com> writes:
> > * VC-1 (interlaced support missing. And I from the streams I've seen it
> > requires implementing interlaced fields support. Should be a good GSoC task)
> The task is still missing a mentor...

The task is missing a student. IIRC, original VC-1 development was mentored by
Mike Melanson; and, well, we have more or less working VC-1 decoder for progressive
> [...]
> > * EAC3 (almost? there)
> > * Dolby TrueHD (should be fine)
> IIRC, there a some streams that don't play. (EAC3 or TrueHD mixed with something
> else in the same substream?)
> > * DTS-HD MA (someone should donate spec instead)
> Could somebody confirm that it is possible to play the DTS core or point to a
> sample? AFAIR, ffmpeg searches for a start code that can also be part of HD,
> failing for some samples.

IIRC, nobody has complained since the time I've improved parser. Though that may be
made for lack of MPEG-TS demuxer support for those streams.
> Carl Eugen

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