[vlc-devel] Removal of Shine and WMAFixed?

Jean-Paul Saman jpsaman at videolan.org
Fri Apr 12 09:41:02 CEST 2013

On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 12:33 AM, Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org>wrote:

> On 09 Apr, Rafaël Carré wrote :
> > What's wrong with them?
> I thought wmafixed was broken, but nothing is wrong, in general, I just
> thought noone care about them.

Fixed point encoders and decoders are still of interest in the embedded
world, where still not all SoC have FPU's.
Especially with the recent license controverse on FPU emulation and VFP
support in ARM Linux kernel.

> I had the question from SuSE people trying to package VLC, that's all.
> No hard feelings, no special thoughts, just curious I was.

Maybe they should be integrated into libav instead.

Kind regards,
Jean-Paul Saman
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