[theora] Theora/Thusnelda features questions.

Ralph Giles giles at xiph.org
Thu Jul 23 18:53:53 PDT 2009

On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 6:47 PM, Patrick Aljord<patcito at gmail.com> wrote:

> Wouldn't starting a new code takes years though? Given how many years
> it took to get theora 1.0 and it wasn't even a new codec. I'm asking
> cause I'm curious by the way, not to critic :)

It would take a year or two, yes. But retuning and retesting the
reference implementation would take months even for some minor spec
changes. In the end it comes done to how much developer time is
available. That's what too so long with 1.0.


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