[theora] WebM killed Theora project?

Remco remco47 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 6 04:40:35 PDT 2010

On Sun, Jun 6, 2010 at 13:11, dos386 <dos386 at gmail.com> wrote:
> "Without Theora, the VP8/WebM things would not have become
> that good or arrived at all"
> So Theora development will not reasonably ever be considered as "just
> waste of time" :-)

Plus, there must be techniques that can apply to VP8 as much as they
do to Theora? So, if nothing else, you could count Theora as a
hands-on training facility for the developers.

> BTW, anyone is aware of some technical comparisons VP8 vs Theora:
> - Performance (VP8 bad for now?)

I think VP8 will always require more CPU power than Theora.

> - Quality/Compression efficiency

That seems to be in favor of VP8 already.

> - Codec complexity/bloat
> - Features (color:YUV/RGB/grey ... frame size limits ... fixed length
> videos/streaming ...)


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