[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 01/27] avcodec: add color_range to AVCodec struct and use it
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Mon Dec 11 16:34:09 EET 2017
On Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:28:31 +0100
Hendrik Leppkes <h.leppkes at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 2:22 PM, Paul B Mahol <onemda at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 12/11/17, Hendrik Leppkes <h.leppkes at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 12:07 PM, Paul B Mahol <onemda at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>> Fine, but it's inevitable that the encoder supports the J formats still
> >>>> for a while.
> >>> Why are you all dismissive about this?
> >> Because we have an established way to remove things like this, and
> >> that doesn't happen over night.
> >> Its not ok for stuff to stop working without a replacement in place
> >> for a sufficient time before that, so people can migrate.
> >> First, implement replacement and add visible deprecation messages -
> >> and then wait the established deprecation period before actually
> >> removing it.
> > Bullshit, J formats are deprecated for ages.
> A deprecation is only meaningful if there is actually a replacement
> you can use - which did not exist yet.
> Want to encode jpeg right now? Have to use J format. No way around
> that. And many more of such cases.
> As such, you can't just make the J format non-functional over night.
> Thats not going to fly.
> Either do it properly, or don't do it at all.
Yeah, it would be ok if there had been a method to do this without J
formats before. For example, I don't think it would be a problem to
change jpg _decoding_ to output normal pixfmts (if it doesn't already
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