[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Google WebP support

Luca Barbato lu_zero
Sat Oct 2 00:19:03 CEST 2010

On 10/01/2010 01:48 AM, Jason Garrett-Glaser wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 3:52 PM, Mike Melanson<mike at multimedia.cx>  wrote:
>> Google released a new image format called WebP. It's basically a VP8 golden
>> frame wrapped with a 20-byte header. Attached is a first pass at support.
>> Here is a ready-made sample:
>> http://samples.mplayerhq.hu/image-samples/webp/
> Should we really support every single arbitrary file format released
> by everyone, even if it isn't actually used by anyone for anything?
> Mozilla has already rejected WebP.  I suspect this is going to be dead
> on arrival.

Still it's a simple and somehow fun idea, might be interesting make our 
generic variation of it that takes any codec we could encode with and 
store it. We could use riff as they did or abuse/simplify nut.
</random idea>



Luca Barbato

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