[FFmpeg-devel] [VOTE] FFmpeg leader

Jason Garrett-Glaser darkshikari
Sat Oct 2 16:53:42 CEST 2010

On Sat, Oct 2, 2010 at 7:51 AM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 02, 2010 at 07:25:31AM -0700, Jason Garrett-Glaser wrote:
>> On Sat, Oct 2, 2010 at 7:22 AM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
>> > On Sat, Oct 02, 2010 at 07:18:32AM -0700, Jason Garrett-Glaser wrote:
>> >> > iam subscribed to x264-devel and patch review there is something more rare
>> >> > than winning the lottery
>> >> > or to say it differntly its like our svnlog is just without the diffs,
>> >> > you see commits and noone replying
>> >> > we have that too (with diffs) and its svnlog
>> >>
>> >> That's because we use IRC for developer communication.
>> >
>> > are there some irclogs that people can read who dont have time to be online
>> > on irc or who just dont like irc?
>> We could add public logging if we had a developer who had that as an
>> issue. ?But it hasn't come up, so there isn't public logging.
>> That is, we use the current system because it works and nobody who
>> actually submits code has an issue with it. ?If someone did, we could
>> revise it to better suit their needs. ?We've never bikeshedded over
>> it.
> Its very unlikely that i will submit code to x264 in the next year as iam
> heavily overly busy but i would be interrested to peek into the x264
> discussions occasioanlly, like about the dithering. Iam not sure if iam the
> only one here ...
> About the dithering you said you use error diffusion while someone trolled
> about sws using ordered dither. Well truth is sws had error diffusion dither
> support but it looked worse for videos (not still images) than ordered.
> so i removed or possibly never commited it.

That might actually be something interesting to test at some point.
Ordered dither probably compresses better.

Dark Shikari

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