[vlc-devel] In deinterlacing this week: odds and ends

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Fri Apr 8 09:44:08 CEST 2011


On Fri, Apr 08, 2011 at 02:28:47AM +0300, Juha Jeronen wrote :
> 1) "Mean" and "Blend" are confusing labels. I had to read the source
> code of both to find the difference. :)
> Should we consider these user labels stuck for historical reasons, or
> could they be renamed in 1.2 to "Blend (half res.)" and "Blend (full
> res.)" or something similar? What do you guys think?

I vote +1 on confusion. I have no idea for a fix.

> 3) After writing the summary table in the doc draft, including X (2x)
> (which I plan to suggest for merging later), I noticed that now Linear
> is the odd one out, as it's missing a 1x mode...
Does it make sense in 1x mode?

> However, that wouldn't work much better than Discard, so probably no one
> would want to use it, unlike X (2x) which can be useful. Maybe I'll try
> to resist the temptation to make everything symmetric ;)

Find a nice asymmetric function and study it... Breathe... :D

> On the other hand, we *do* have Discard, and if everything (or
> very-almost-everything) came with a 2x mode, it would make the selection
> more intuitive. So maybe I should, after all...?
> On the third hand, it would add one more choice.
Because 1x or 2x could be a preference.

> (Myself, I was puzzled by the menu entry "Yadif (2x)" back when I hadn't
> read the source code.)


And X (2x) is not better.

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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