[theora-dev] dead DCSearchPoints code
dan at on2.com
Sat Jun 14 11:50:14 PDT 2003
hi Mike --
I'll take your word for it. You've gone deeper into the code than I have at this point. If you're up for helping with the spec, I certainly could use some.
Speaking of dead code, there's junk in huffman.c that can be removed -- I posted about this before.
___ Dan Miller
(++,) Founder, On2 Technologies
<p>> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Melanson [mailto:melanson at pcisys.net]
> Sent: Saturday, June 14, 2003 11:47 AM
> To: theora-dev at xiph.org
> Subject: Re: [theora-dev] dead DCSearchPoints code
> On Sat, 14 Jun 2003, Timothy B. Terriberry wrote:
> > > I can confirm that the search point coding stuff is not used in
> > > VP3. I brought this up in February:
> > > http://www.xiph.org/archives/theora-dev/200302/0026.html
> > I don't know about you, but I got a
> > > I haven't looked at this part of the code yet. I'll let
> you know when
> > > I do.
> > out of that thread. If you have been decoding pre-existing VP3 files
> > without that search loop, however, then that would help confirm that
> > eliminating it does not introduce bitstream incompatibility.
> True, that was the official word from Dan on DC search
> points. But
> I can confirm that in the reference VP3 decoder, anything
> dealing with DC
> search points is completely ignored. If a VP3 encoder tried to encode
> using the search points, the decoder would not decode the information
> -Mike Melanson
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