[vlc-devel] Smooth Streaming

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Mon Mar 28 00:44:23 CEST 2011

On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 12:19:11AM +0200, David Glaude wrote :
> Is anybody working on VLC code relative to Microsoft Smooth Streaming?

People are working on Dash and HLS. MSS, no.

> What would it take for someone to work on this?

Money, probably, because it ain't funny.

> Microsoft to pay for the developpement this feature the same way
> Anevia did pay for LiveHTTP?
Sure. And I want a poney.

> Could that be a Gsoc project and would there be a mentor for that?
Yes, that would be a good idea. Please add it to our wiki list.

> PS: I do not believe Microsoft would be interested in seeing VLC
> starting to approching their new protocol/format, so they are less
> than likely to work/pay for that developpement.

No kidding.

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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