[theora-dev] Blog post about Theora and MSVC assembly

Ralph Giles giles at xiph.org
Fri Dec 21 14:50:03 PST 2007

On Fri, Dec 21, 2007 at 11:10:13PM +0100, Nils Pipenbrinck wrote:

> I just had a view at the new trunk and it seems that noone has 
> volunteered to do the porting job yet. I'm a old assembly low-level guy 
> and I do most of my work on the windows OS, so I'm able to do the job in 
> theory.


> However, I don't like the idea to write that much specialcase code just 
> for a single compiler. This is even worse than branching since you can't 
> simply merge two different compiler extensions back to a unified codebase.

This is certainly an annoying point, but I'm not sure how making 
everyone use a different assembler is better. It still doesn't
build out of the box under Visual Studio.

But, this is open source, you can always lead by example. :)


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