[FFmpeg-devel] GSOC 2012

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Sun Mar 11 20:00:34 CET 2012

On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 06:54:23PM +0000, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> Michael Niedermayer <michaelni <at> gmx.at> writes:
> > We have a GSOC page on the multimedia wiki:
> > http://wiki.multimedia.cx/index.php?title=FFmpeg_Summer_of_Code_2012
> While I absolutely understand the need for decoders for (a) outdated 
> and (b) "attempted" formats, here are three important tasks that only 
> need a mentor, but would be (the first two) very much appreciated by 
> users:
> AAC decoding:
> Add support for LD, finish BSOC task from GSoC 2011
> Qualification task could be to fix one crashing sample from the BSOC 
> testing suite.
> VC1 decoding:
> Add support for interlaced samples.
> glplay:
> Add glplay application, a player similar to ffplay that uses OpenGL, 
> you can use (and relicense) MPlayer's -vo gl code
> (I believe Reimar could mentor this one if he has no other project)

I am not convinced it should be a separate application, rather
an extension of ffplay.
But yes, I would mentor such a thing, feel free to write me down
as mentor for that (I don't think I'll manage this evening to do
it myself).

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