[FFmpeg-devel] [libav-devel] ESA Summer of Code in Space 2011

Justin Ruggles justin.ruggles at gmail.com
Thu Jul 14 22:11:53 CEST 2011

On 07/10/2011 03:58 PM, Stefano Sabatini wrote:

> On date Saturday 2011-07-09 21:26:25 +0200, Stefano Sabatini encoded:
> [...]
>> |Communication is a key aspect in space programs, being able to
>> |communicate effectively and reliably, even in extreme conditions, is
>> |a fundamental prerequisite.
>> |
>> |FFmpeg/Libav is highly focused on providing the most possible
>> |reliable and robust multimedia support, and a special emphasis is
>> |given on optimization issues, making it especially suited for
>> |computing environments with strict memory and power requirements.
>> |
>> |By partecipating to SOCIS, FFmpeg/Libav may extend its capabilities
>> |and focus even more on robustness/reliability features making it the
>> |ideal candidate for multimedia/communication mission-critical
>> |space-related tasks.
>> ...
>> Since I read no more replies and there are no objections, I'm going to
>> create a joint FFmpeg/Libav application, for which I'll act as
>> administrator (SOCIS requires a single administrator, but an
>> unofficial backup admin is welcome).
>> It is fundamental for the application success to have a page of
>> ideas/proposals.
>> I'm going to create a new page based on this:
>> http://wiki.multimedia.cx/index.php?title=FFmpeg_/_Libav_Summer_Of_Code_2011
>> *Mentors and proposals are welcome*.
>> I'll create the wiki page tomorrow, and will ask the interested
>> mentors to fill it.
> Hi all, here it is:
> http://wiki.multimedia.cx/index.php?title=FFmpeg/Libav_Summer_Of_Code_In_Space
> and
> http://wiki.multimedia.cx/index.php?title=FFmpeg_/_Libav_Summer_Of_Code_In_Space_2011
> Candidate mentors are welcomed to describe the tasks they wish to
> mentor on the wiki.
> Application deadline is on 15th of July (the next Friday), so please
> do it before that date (and possibly before, so we get a chance to
> review the proposals before sending the application).
> You should ask Mike Melanson in case you need an account for editing
> the wiki.

I added a project to the list of proposals:
Add Support for GeoTIFF metadata

It's a fairly small project, but it's space-related. :)


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