[FFmpeg-devel] Discussion related to the use of a global thread pool rather than the current threading model

Jean-Yves Avenard jyavenard at gmail.com
Fri Jan 8 17:10:48 CET 2016

On 9 January 2016 at 01:22, compn <tempn at mi.rr.com> wrote:

> i think mozilla should share one test page with the hundred elements so
> that we can see first hand the destruction.

here is a simple one:

For our test page:
it contains 21 tiny videos, but when displayed very quickly with all
the ones found in
you easily reach > 100 videos.

> does this also happen with webp ? e.g. if all images are vp8 webp and if
> you used libavcodec to decode them?

we don't support webp, but it would be unlikely as we only need the
decoder once to get the image. After that it can be shutdown.

> because 100 images would be a real world test, and it would explain why
> this is needed.
> i've seen html pages with 100 videos, thats just a forum with a music
> thread where people post youtube music videos. set forum to display 100
> posts at a time and thats easily 100 video elements on one page,
> although of course not playing at the same time.

they are indeed very common.

Even more so in China. Lots of shiny, moving web sites there with
animated smileys, buttons you name it.

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