[MPlayer-dev-eng] wishlist again
diego at biurrun.de
Wed May 28 03:41:00 CEST 2003
Clemens W,bd(Bchter writes:
> On Mon, 26 May 2003 02:50:33 +0200
> Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:
> > Documentation:
> > * a nice and complete MEncoder tutorial
> Ok, I think a mencoder tutorial would be nice too, so....
> until when should it be done? I'm a bit busy nowadays but
> if you don't need it the next few days I would start one.
It should be finished when it's finished as usual. I suspect this is
not a small project.
> I often use mencoder so I think I know a bit about encoding,
> but there are so many things one could include (how to choose
> the right codec, get the settings right, encoding from/to
> dvd/vcd/svcd/ogm/..., what effect do the different codec settings
> have, how do the codecs work anyways, how to get the maximum
> quality, how to capture from tv etc). For some of the topics
> I need help, too (e.g. internal codec stuff, things I never
> use (svcd ;-)).
> So... what do we need anyways? Help is offered if it is not
> urgent and if someone is willing to help me out with a few
> advanced topics.
I'm sure there will be help around, we just need to kick it off the
There was a thread about this on dev-eng starting on 2002/11/2 under
Go back and reread it as a start. Sorry, I cannot post a URL atm,
because mphq is down. When you have something, send it here for
review and we can all improve it together.
> But I think that tere is a need on in-depth questions like
> for example how a codec works since no one semms to have
> ever done this and I did not find much information about it
> myself. But if that was revealed I think one could better
> estimate how a codec would behave in certain circumstances
> but that tutorial could become a monster I admit.
Have a look at encoding.html. Anything more complete and in-depth is
an improvement. Really in-depth stuff can come later.
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