[Lumiera] Which timecode formats do we want?

hendrik at topoi.pooq.com hendrik at topoi.pooq.com
Fri Jul 9 00:11:39 CEST 2010


On Thu, Jul 08, 2010 at 11:27:39AM +0200, Florian Faber wrote:
> Burkhard,
> 
> >> Well, it is my believe that old crap has to be abandoned at a certain
> >> point. Supporting anything else but square pixels and integer frame
> >> rates is just a waste of time. We have to move on, people.
> > Yea, then you can transcode all DVD/DVB/DV streams with lossy scaling and
> > framerate conversion (if in NTSC land) before loading them into an editor.
> 
> Losses in SD video? Sorry I have to laugh: If your source is DVD/DVB/DV,
> the material is already broken before you even touch it.
> 
> > Also, neither nonsquare pixels nor rational framerate take much time
> > to support if it's done right.
> 
> That's not the point. The point is that legacy crap is out there because
> it is still supported. And that has to stop.

I guess you'll never allow restoratin of old silent movies, then.

-- hendrik


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