[theora-dev] Cross-Compiling VP3 lib on Linux

Mike Melanson melanson at pcisys.net
Mon Aug 5 15:25:50 PDT 2002

On Mon, 5 Aug 2002, Daniel B. Miller wrote:

> no, VP3 was never officially GPL'd.  We decided to go with Xiph instead,
> so the licensing is up to them.  As I understand the present license, you
> have no obligation to post your source.  A binary would be fine; I just
> want to see the problem.

        I'm going to try the pitch fix that Johns suggested. Then I'll
send you the binary plugin module for xine (much easier than sending you
the source).

> Last I recall you were working with the MPlayer folks, are you still
> supporting them?  Personally, I'm an MPlayer kinda guy, but reasonable
> minds can differ (slightly).

        I defected to xine several months ago. However, I'm evaluating
whether it would be worth adding VP3 directly to ffmpeg's libavcodec
(http://ffmpeg.sf.net). libavcodec is used by both xine and MPlayer for
decoding a number of DCT/MC based video codecs and features a number of
CPU-specific optimizations to facilitate encoding and decoding such


	-Mike Melanson

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