[haiku-commits] Re: Aw: Re: haiku: hrev47086 - in src: kits/media servers/media

  • From: Julian Harnath <julian.harnath@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <haiku-commits@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2014 21:12:34 +0200

Hey,

Stephan Aßmus <superstippi@xxxxxx> schrieb:

> For a long time, we had our "own" codecs. The supposedly "native"
> codecs. The code is all still there.

Yeah, those I meant with the ones we don't include anymore.

> I don't assume you really planned
> on writing Ogg, Matroska, Vorbis, Theora codecs all from scratch,
> without relying on their libraries, did you?

Yes, that's exactly the idea. For containers, both directions, for
codecs, only the decoder part (encoders are waaay more tricky for many
reasons, so that's not really feasible).

> I rather spend my time writing an interesting media app then
> reinventing
> the wheel with these codecs.

The answer to the question "why" is quite simple: because it seems like
fun :-) Writing decoders for modern media formats sill certainly allow
me to expand my DSP knowledge.

--
So long, jua

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