[Spice-devel] Bug#603699: ITP: celt051 -- The CELT codec v0.5.1
kraxel at redhat.com
Wed Nov 17 08:39:29 PST 2010
>> If you don't want package celt 0.5.1 -- fine. You can patch your
>> spice server and client to just not signal the celt capability, and
>> they will interoperate just fine with everybody else using raw
>> uncompressed audio. But IMHO it would be stupid to not support
>> audio compression in your spice packages. That is your call though.
> It would be stupid if 0.5.1 was the only choice for compression.
Right now it is, although we are looking for other options. It isn't
top priority though.
> There isn't going to be a Debian release with spice in it for around
> 2 years now in the best case, so if there isn't another suitable choice
> available by then, then something worse than this has gone badly wrong.
Two years should be enough time, maybe we even have celt (or its
successor) with a stable bitstream format by then.
> Why not just let systems negotiate the best codec they both know?
Will surely happen as soon as we'll have more than one codec ;)
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