[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] avcodec_decode_audio4

Diego Biurrun diego
Mon Feb 28 12:20:12 CET 2011

On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 11:18:28AM +0100, Kostya wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 11:13:26AM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 27, 2011 at 10:37:59PM -0500, Justin Ruggles wrote:
> > > 
> > > [...]   Sonic doesn't seem to work at all.
> > 
> > Sonic is experimental work without even samples existing.  It has not
> > seen updates in years and is a dead end.  I suggest removing it.
> It served as decoder for lossy/lossless decoder called Bonk
> (http://www.logarithmic.net/pfh/bonk) with intent to add more features.
> While the latter wasn't realised, I'm against dropping it - just fix it.
> I might even try to do that myself.

I'm not holding my breath.  It has been sitting there untouched for years.
Just resurrect it when you have transformed it into something usable.  Or
at least produced some samples so that this codec can get regression tests
or any kind of usage at all.  Right now I find this codec hard to take
seriously.  We have enough cruft already, no need to hang onto dead bits..


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