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    Phoronix: The State Of GSoC 2013 X.Org/Mesa/DRM Projects

    For this year's Google Summer of Code with the X.Org Foundation, three of the developers working on interesting X.Org/Mesa/DRM are on track while one student developer already dropped out...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTQzMjA

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    Working on XVideo? there's a lot better ideas like working on VA-API or VDPAU, rather than on this inefficient old crap which is designed for X.org only.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by mark45 View Post
      Working on XVideo? there's a lot better ideas like working on VA-API or VDPAU, rather than on this inefficient old crap which is designed for X.org only.
      It would have been useful for any videos that weren't supported by VDPAU (such as MPEG1, or newer codecs like VP8).

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        Originally posted by smitty3268 View Post
        It would have been useful for any videos that weren't supported by VDPAU (such as MPEG1, or newer codecs like VP8).
        Wait, for example I'm using Gnome MPlayer with vdpau usage by default - is it switching silently to XVideo when I open a webm/vp8 file? Are you sure it ain't switching to software decoding and painting onto some fall-back canvas?

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