[MPlayer-dev-eng] Re: Common Opensource codec API

Enrico Weigelt weigelt at metux.de
Sun Dec 28 21:39:01 CET 2003

* Steve Lhomme <steve.lhomme at free.fr> [2003-12-28 18:28:33 +0100]:

> * It's about not reinventing the wheel for every new project (we all 
> made mistakes that can now be avoided to others).
> * It's about making sure that if a project becomes dead all the work 
> done on it can be reused easily on another one.
> * It's to make sure that once a project get a new feature all other ones 
> can quickly benefit from it.

100% ACK.
Reducing the amount of work and code. 
Each line of code is a possible point of error. The more code, the more 
errors we get.

> Instead of sterile competition between each other (all going the same 
> way but in parallel not incrementally), we'd rather compete with 
> commercial products (Quicktime+iTunes, Windows multimedia computers, etc).
Also ACK.

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