[theora-dev] Re: More Missing Pieces
volsung at mailsnare.net
Tue Feb 25 19:22:46 PST 2003
On Tue, 2003-02-25 at 14:08, ChristianHJW wrote:
> Jens Arm wrote:
> > Yes, looks like they want to hide the developing process and the public CVS is
> > only used for checking in the releases. That is a pity :(
> It is possible that we and our project are somehow responsible for that.
> I just hope anybody from the Xiph team could confirm i am suffering from
> paranoia :-( ... if we were the reason for the 'hidden' development,
> please believe me this was *NEVER* our intention.
Hah! Sorry, but you have got to be kidding. I really doubt this has
anything to do with project rivalry. From watching Vorbis development,
it seems that Monty is somewhat quiet. That's just his style. No
<p>> Its not so very much the missing code in CVS thats a problem, but more
> the missing discussion about how its progressing and what had to be
> done. I know nobody will believe me here, but we could certainly give
> some valid input about support for other codecs than the Xiph owned.
> Unfortunately Monty and Tobias seem to develop Theora completely
> isolated from the public.
Based on seeing Monty pop up occassionally in IRC, he seems to be
working on a much more efficient version of libogg that will be needed
to more adequately support high-bitrate applications like video. The
current libogg apparently does too many memory copies. (The interim
version are tagged in the "ogg" module in CVS with the tag
"libogg2-zerocopy", but I have no idea if they work.)
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