[vlc-devel] [PATCH 0/3] beauty lies in the eyes of the adaptive
filip at videolabs.io
Wed Jul 13 22:47:51 CEST 2016
> I'm afraid this is pretty pointless as this was carried from the
> original code and was probably only targeting a specific set of
> alternative rates.
I was not aware of the history of the implementation, maybe I should have
done a little `git blame` digging to see if the discussion under "What
could be done in the future?" has already taken place.
Sorry about that!
> For a same bitrate, having a lower resolution with higher quality vs
> higher res with lower quality has no real benefit when final rendering
> is rescaled.
> Instead, we might want to never exceed the device resolution.
> And we can't have any feedback from vout.
Agreed, but we could trust that the user knows what he/she is doing, and
therefor respect such request (if present). Though I am honestly not sure
exactly how one would weigh the different streams in terms of their
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