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Re: Bitrate/quality issues (comments on minutes)

From: Timothy B. Terriberry <tterriberry@mozilla.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2011 06:44:03 -0700
Message-ID: <4E2D7323.8070403@mozilla.com>
CC: public-webrtc@w3.org
> Agreed, bitrate is a horrible stand-in for quality. Not to mention I hate
> codecs/rate-controllers that try to keep a level quality (and drop
> bitrate when
> less is happening), compared to codecs that try to always provide the
> highest
> quality they can given a bitrate. (Eventually it hits diminishing

It depends on the timescale over which this is done, but even on scales 
up to a few minutes, people tend to judge the quality of a stream by the 
worst point in it, rather than the average.
Received on Monday, 25 July 2011 13:44:34 UTC

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