[Development] Deprecating modules with 5.5

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Mon Feb 9 22:40:00 CET 2015

Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer wrote:
> The real answer is simple: all of them. We do our best to avoid embedded
> libraries (and yes, we sometimes fail to do it, and that's a bug for us).

+1, same here (Fedora).

> If I where to start at some place I would choose V8 and ffmpeg, but the
> real thing is simply all of them.

Those 2 would better be replaced altogether than just unbundled… (V8 because 
it is not portable, FFmpeg because it is monolithic and so we cannot ship it 
in a way where the patent-encumbered codecs can be added from a third-party 
repository, the codecs to include are a compile-time decision.)

        Kevin Kofler

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