[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Remove Sonic experimental audio codec
Mon Feb 28 22:06:21 CET 2011
On 02/28/2011 05:55 PM, Justin Ruggles wrote:
> On 02/28/2011 09:49 AM, Mans Rullgard wrote:
>> Since initially committed in 2004, this codec has only been touched
>> for maintenanance. Functionally, it contains no novel ideas and
>> its intended audience is better served by existing mature codecs.
> +1 for removal.
> It works, but it's incomplete. There is a lot of "#if 0" code that
> looks like it was intended to be used in a Sonic v2 but was never
> finished. Even if we decided to dedicate significant time to improving
> it, we would still likely end up with something that's comparable to
> WavPack, which is a free and open codec.
That's why I'd like to have a wavpack encoder before dropping it.
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