[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] libvpx: alt reference frame / lag

Vladimir Pantelic pan
Wed Jun 30 07:10:57 CEST 2010

Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 11:42:28AM -0400, John Koleszar wrote:

>>  >>  I've been through a lot of the advantages of keeping the data
>>  >>  separate, but it mostly boils down to staying out of the way of
>>  >>  applications that know what they're doing
>>  >
>>  >  I think you are arguing that we should make things more complex for
>>  >  everyone for the sake of simplifying things for a use-case that
>>  >  currently does not exist and you don't specify well enough so we
>>  >  could suggest and alternative.
>>  I don't want to be in the business of saying what people can and can't
>>  do with the codec, so I'm looking to provide flexibility. Yes, ARFs
>>  are a new feature that other codecs don't have. No, I don't know all
>>  the ways that people will find to use them yet.
> But we expect that ARFs will cause problems to some players.

apparently, those are starting to show up:


More information about the ffmpeg-devel mailing list