One more IP Multicast related modification
massiot at via.ecp.fr
Wed Oct 3 13:34:22 CEST 2001
On Tue, Oct 02, 2001, Mathias Kretschmer wrote:
> > > - Loss Resilience
> > Hmmm what else do you want to do ?
> I haven't looked into vlc's mepg code, so I don't now what exactly it
> does when it looses one or more TS frames. It just seems to me that
> the hardware decoder we're working with has a better error mitigation
> although it is far from being perfect.
When we lose a packet, we escape the decoders with a packet filled with
zeros, and continue with the rest of the stream. So in most cases we lose
> A good mitigation scheme and FEC are essential to set up a scalable
> distribution system over a (somewhat) lossy network. That's my focus.
Oh we obviously don't have this.
> I have a lot of code to handle audio (MPEG2/4 AAC). Much of it could be
> re-used to carry MPEG2 Transport. I'm right now trying to convince my
> to make that stuff OpenSource.
> > > - Encryption support for video conferences, etc.
> > It would be great, too. I heard some members of the VideoLAN team *might*
> > work on this in the future, but it's too soon to tell.
> Same as above. I have some code but need to find a way to make it public
GPL would be enough :-).
> I mainly wanted to get a feeling for what people's interests are.
We're interested in many areas, we just need coders...
> If I can find a decent DivX codec I might go for that since I'm really
> with the video quality at around 2Mbps.
I'm thinking of integrating FFMPEG http://ffmpeg.sourceforge.net/.
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