Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Codec project

2020-06-12 Thread Alexis Ballier
On Fri, 12 Jun 2020 10:58:24 -0400 Rich Freeman wrote: > On Fri, Jun 12, 2020 at 10:33 AM Alexis Ballier > wrote: > > > > What about /j #gentoo-media, discuss, join the current projects, > > get a few things done (there is a lot of choice there ;) ), maybe > > orphan unmaintained

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Codec project

2020-06-12 Thread Rich Freeman
On Fri, Jun 12, 2020 at 10:33 AM Alexis Ballier wrote: > > What about /j #gentoo-media, discuss, join the current projects, get a > few things done (there is a lot of choice there ;) ), maybe orphan > unmaintained players/viewers, or check if they are maintained and hand > them to a specific

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Codec project

2020-06-12 Thread Alexis Ballier
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 On Wed, 10 Jun 2020 20:25:20 +0200 Michał Górny wrote: > Hi, > > Let's split this from [1] as I suppose having it in middle of > high-noise 'up for grabs' might prevent some interested people from > seeing it. > > The general purpose of codec

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Codec project

2020-06-11 Thread Aaron Bauman
On Thu, Jun 11, 2020 at 07:11:33AM -0500, Dale wrote: > As a user, how about media?  Multimedia?  Or would those interfere with > other packages? > > I might add, regardless of name, will it be active enough to keep it > alive or will it go the same as the last?  > > Dale > > :-)  :-)  Please

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Codec project

2020-06-11 Thread Aaron Bauman
On Wed, Jun 10, 2020 at 08:25:20PM +0200, Michał Górny wrote: > Hi, > > Let's split this from [1] as I suppose having it in middle of high-noise > 'up for grabs' might prevent some interested people from seeing it. > > The general purpose of codec project [2] is to maintain core libraries > for

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Codec project

2020-06-11 Thread Dale
Kent Fredric wrote: > On Wed, 10 Jun 2020 20:25:20 +0200 > Michał Górny wrote: > >> The general purpose of codec project [2] is to maintain core libraries >> for various multimedia format encoder/decoder libraries. It's like >> gfx+sound+video except only for core packages and not every possible

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Codec project

2020-06-11 Thread Andreas K . Hüttel
> 1. Should the project be focused on reference/most common > implementations, or maybe more of them? Say, giflib vs libnsgif. > I think the latter library is specific to a few programs right now but > if it gets more popular, it would fit. It's mostly a question of critical mass. To give an

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Codec project

2020-06-10 Thread Kent Fredric
On Wed, 10 Jun 2020 20:25:20 +0200 Michał Górny wrote: > The general purpose of codec project [2] is to maintain core libraries > for various multimedia format encoder/decoder libraries. It's like > gfx+sound+video except only for core packages and not every possible > single viewer, player,