[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/2] avcodec: Add interface to motion estimation

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Mon Aug 31 15:30:45 CEST 2015

On Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:02:57 +0000 (UTC)
Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:

> Ronald S. Bultje <rsbultje <at> gmail.com> writes:
> > The academic argument for clean code is that it 
> > speeds up development.
> But isn't the deeper issue that this wasn't true 
> for FFmpeg five years ago and still isn't?
> (Or in other words: That this was always an 
> "academic" argument...)
> Maybe because you didn't succeed making it "cleaner"?

Example: libavfilter's API was radically simplified by Libav. Some
FFmpeg devs (the usual suspects) were crying speedloss, but I'm fairly
sure now everyone enjoys the fact that you can actually understand how
libavfilter filtering and memory management works.

Your claims are nothing but hypocrisy. Or maybe you just don't know

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