[FFmpeg-devel] Google Summer of Code 2010 is coming

Ronald S. Bultje rsbultje
Sat Jan 30 14:02:16 CET 2010


On Jan 30, 2010, at 5:20 AM, Alex Converse <alex.converse at gmail.com>  
> On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 3:40 PM, Ronald S. Bultje  
> <rsbultje at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> GSoc2010 was recently announced on one of the google lists. I think
>> it's time we do this right, so I'd like to start thinking about:
>> - possible projects
>> - getting students interested and get qualification tasks rolling
>> - advertising our project
>> I've set up a wiki page as usual, please post ideas there:
>> http://wiki.multimedia.cx/index.php?title=FFmpeg_Summer_Of_Code_2010
> Deviating from the trolly direction that the rest of this thread is on
> a collision course for...
> I would like to offer to mentor an MPEG Audio project. I'm thinking a
> BSAC or MPEG surround decoder. I question the shape that the SLS
> spec/refsoft is in. So between BSAC or MPEG Surround what would people
> rather see?
> BSAC is an alternate entropy and quantization scheme for AAC. It is
> used in the wild by T-DMB.

Used in the wild is always good. Can you suggest (in the wiki) a good  
qualification task for this, a la x264?


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