Media is now opensource
krueger at lesspain.de
Fri Oct 18 12:25:04 PDT 2013
Absolutely the best option for the platform. If, before such a
mechanism is in place, interested parties have an option to do
something (even if it is a hack), that's a good thing anyway.
On Fri, Oct 18, 2013 at 8:53 PM, Scott Palmer <swpalmer at gmail.com> wrote:
> I propose the codecs be made pluggable. The licensing issue can be left to the application developer.
> Once that is in place, support for whatever codec you wish can be added. FFMPEG could be used as an example.
> I'm against adding any new codecs without first putting in a user-extensible codec mechanism that does not require modifying JavaFX to support new formats. I.e. make the dog food first, then eat it.
> On 2013-10-18, at 2:03 PM, Kirill Kirichenko <kirill.kirichenko at oracle.com> wrote:
>> Media is very regulated area in legal terms. Using different codecs may involve using and even violating some license agreements.
>> Anyway you're welcome to propose anything.
>> On 18.10.2013 21:37, Robert Krüger wrote:
>>> Great news!
>>> Does this mean that it is now possible to add support for more
>>> demuxers/decoders e.g. by utilizing stuff from other projects (ffmpeg
>>> comes to mind)?
>>> On Fri, Oct 18, 2013 at 6:35 PM, Kirill Kirichenko
>>> <kirill.kirichenko at oracle.com> wrote:
>>>> Hello OpenJFXers !
>>>> We're happy to announce that Media part of JavaFX is now open source.
>>>> Opensourcing touched all Media component except ON2 FLV demuxer and VP6
>>>> decoder. The decoder will remain closed.
>>>> You're all welcome to contribute.
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