wim.taymans at chello.be
Wed Oct 25 22:32:05 CEST 2000
"Myers W. Carpenter" wrote:
> While looking around the Indrema site (http://www.indrema.com/) (they
> are making a linux tv game/dvd console) I noticed a project that looks
> intresting: OpenStream (http://www.indrema.com/openstream/).
> The OpenStream project is a collaboration of several
> development groups, including Indrema and Precision Insight,
> working to create a new royalty free gold standard for
> professional video on Linux. The plan is to host the
> project on VA Linux' SourceForge, and to encourage open
> source developers to contribute to the API and code
> development. The project will produce the OpenStream 1.0
> API specification and Sample Implementation with support
> for MPEG2 encoding and decoding hardware acceleration, a
> CODEC plug-in architecture, and drivers for some popular
> MPEG2 hardware.
> When completed the OpenStream 1.0 specification will be
> released to a standards body to govern its future development
> as an open standard, and the code development will continue
> to evolve according to the open source model. Professional
> non-linear editing software, multimedia presentation software
> tools, and Internet video authoring tools are all examples
> of products that will benefit from a common open standard for
> video on Linux. Indrema and other supporters of the standard
> hope to see many video products released with OpenStream support
> soon after the 1.0 specification is completed.
> Of course 9/10th of the links on the page are dead, even the ones to
> download the current codebase.
> I wonder how far along they are.
This exact page is there for at least 8 months now. I have not noticed
any changes since. I have no idea about the status. It seems dead
although some heavy groups seem to be involved...
> You're just jealous because the voices only talk to me.
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