[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] the future of libamr
Wed May 20 17:38:14 CEST 2009
On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 02:01:57PM +0300, Kostya wrote:
> On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 11:38:56AM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 08:51:29PM +0300, Kostya wrote:
> > > On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 07:38:50PM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > > > Now that OpenCORE AMR support is just around the corner, what about
> > > > libamr? I'm in favor of removing support for it. It's nonfree and it's
> > > > crap and we have a free replacement.
> > > >
> > > > There is a catch: libamr supports AMR-WB encoding, OpenCORE does not.
> > > > IMO we can disregard this. Hopefully it will spur the development of a
> > > > native replacement. I do not plan to remove libamr support from the 0.5
> > > > branch, so it will always be available there.
> > > >
> > > > Thoughts? Votes?
> > >
> > > AMR-NB decoding: we should have that after this GSoC
> > > AMR-NB encoding: the same but less likely
> > You can always hope, but these days I believe in it when I see commits
> > to FFmpeg's trunk ;)
> Sometimes I work on another wrapper (libfaac) removal. But since commits
> go to soc repository instead you won't believe in that too.
I see those commits. It is not my intention to slant your work or that
of others. It's just that experience has taught me to be cautious about
predicting the date when something gets finished.
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