[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH]Mark experimental j2k decoder as experimental if libopenjpeg is available

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Wed May 7 12:06:02 CEST 2014

Nicolas George <george <at> nsup.org> writes:

> L'octidi 18 floréal, an CCXXII, Carl Eugen Hoyos a écrit :
> > Do you agree that from a user's perspective, it is 
> > irrelevant if a decoder is experimental or not?
> If the decoder produces visible decoding errors that 

(This is mostly about streams that cannot be decoded at 
all by the native decoder although we of course also 
have samples that show artefacts.)

> another more mature decoder does not produce, then 
> it is hardly irrelevant for the users.

I meant isn't it irrelevant if no other decoding 
possibility exists.

> > How do you suggest we could fix ticket #3619?
> Either fix the decoder (easier said than done) or 
> mark it experimental unconditionally.

I thought this would anger both users and downstream 
(who paid for the removal of EXPERIMENTAL iirc) and I 
intended to keep the profile low for this controversy.

Carl Eugen

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