Philip Jägenstedt has a nice blog post explaining what's new.
Name: Ralph Giles
Member since: 1999-11-12 04:04:56
Last Login: 2011-04-30 01:40:34
I'm mainly involved with the Xiph.org Foundation for free multimedia.
I discovered Linux and open source development in early 1998. Before that most of my experience was with MacOS and NeXTstep. I'm a physicist by training with a general interest in the 'why' of things, be it quantum field theory or cultural studies.
In addition to multimedia I worked for a long time on the Ghostscript and related 2d graphics projects.
In the Future, we will embed machine images in our Ogg files, which, when booted and given network access to the other multiplexed data will decode, render, and export the results data in a variety of JSON responses.
Cute demonstration of chrominance vs luminance sensitivity in the human visual system. With source code!
State of theora
Monty has posted another of his excellent technical updates on the theora encoder rewrite which has been ongoing for more than a year now. It's a good summary of what went into the recent beta releases.
We still have a bit to go before the final 1.1 though; the new rate control still behaves badly on a some clips.
The complete set of status reports:
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New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.
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If you're a C programmer with some spare time, take a look at the mod_virgule project page and help us with one of the tasks on the ToDo list!