[theora] [theora-dev] libtheora 1.1alpha2 (thusnelda) release

Gregory Maxwell gmaxwell at gmail.com
Wed May 27 07:54:12 PDT 2009

On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 8:53 AM, Ralph Giles <giles at xiph.org> wrote:
> On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 2:43 AM, Lino Mastrodomenico
> <l.mastrodomenico at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> http://downloads.xiph.org/releases/theora/libtheora-1.1alpha2.tar.zip
>> Nitpicking: there's a typo in the third URL, the suffix should be
>> ".zip", not ".tar.zip".
> Oops, thanks for the correction.
> Also, contrary to the release notes, 1.1alpha2 isn't faster than
> alpha1 was. Some parts got faster, but it's doing more calculations
> over all. We're working on that...

Well— the decoder is significantly faster.

There is still room to speed up the encoder but those improvements may
also be eaten by other quality improvements. 1.1alpha2 remains a
faster encoder than 1.0 by a healthy margin in any case.

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