MPEG on Windows NT?

Lex Spoon lex at
Fri Jun 22 15:52:56 UTC 2001

Karl Ramberg <karl.ramberg at> wrote:
> There is a java MPEG player 'out there' so why not a Squeak one? 
> I've been looking into writing one but the logic is too overwhelming
> at the moment. If more people were interested I would be happy
> to collaborate though. 
> A pure smalltalk MPEG video player would be too slow for anything but
> research though, but with Slang and native compiling, it would be 
> a great contribution to 'the effort' :-)
> Karl

You could say the same about JPEG.  Yet, with three small primitives,
Squeak's JPEG reader is really fast!

If you build it, there are plenty of people who can make it run fast. 
But building it at all....


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