[MPlayer-dev-eng] New inverse-telecine filter

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Thu Dec 4 18:08:36 CET 2003

On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 10:10:08AM -0600, Zoltan Hidvegi wrote:
> +.IPs luma_only=n
> +If n is nonzero, the chroma plane is copied unchanged.  This is useful
> +for YV12 sampled TV, which discards one of the chroma fields.

This description is somewhat incorrect. Well-formed interlaced YV12
never discards chroma fields. Only broken TV card drivers, which
misreport that they support YV12 when in fact they actually don't, do
this. A more appropriate description would be "bug workaround for
bttv's brain damage". :)


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