[theora-dev] Theora support in ffdshow a ffvfw

Monty xiphmont at xiph.org
Tue Oct 8 21:42:48 PDT 2002

On Fri, Oct 04, 2002 at 02:22:58PM +0200, Milan Cutka wrote:
> DM> hi --
> DM> this is great but please keep in mind Theora is Alpha release only!
> Yes, I know. Will be API changed?

Oh, Hell yes.  The real API will be the one the Ogg framework exposes.

(The framework of which I speak is the upcoming, prepackaged,
universal, buzzword compliant generic Ogg mux/demux libs that give
seamless access to installed Ogg codecs)

> I'm still not sure about VP31 and Theora relation. Can frames
> compressed by theora be decompressed with VP31 (or VP32?)
> and vice-versa? I'm not talking about bitstream structure,
> but about compression algorithm.

Right now, almost.  As time goes on, they will likely diverge.

> Of course I will update it. I'm updating my local copy of theora CVS
> quite often.

Note that we're going to make no attempt at back compatability with
old versions until we hit at least beta.

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