[vlc-devel] MPEG-DASH and the likes

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Thu Aug 29 10:56:39 CEST 2013

On 28 Aug, Frédéric Yhuel wrote :
> Smooth Streaming module did not receive any contribution besides the
> two small fixes of Rémi Durrafort last January. It doesn't seem to
> work any more (I've no idea why yet).
> Only HLS seems to be of some interest to the world, at least enough to
> motivate some developers to work on it.

Not that much.

> But before I do, I'd like to know if it is worthwhile doing so. Smooth
> Streaming doesn't seem to be used much in a DRM-free context, but
> maybe I'm wrong. And what do you think of MPEG-DASH? Is it going to
> take off? Is there a point for VLC users?

Fixing ISML/SS is very important, because it is ridiculous to let a code
However, it is likely that Dash will have more adoption than SS. So
important work would be more clever invested in dash than in SS.

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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