^ so claims the readme notes from the 1020-02-24 build of MPlayer (mulder)
In the huge rush to limit multithreading some letters much be sacrficed [sic]
see also: 2009-02-20, Friday :: Video Acceleration and You [mplayerhq]
NOTE: FFmpeg-mt has problems with packed b-frames.
as amd, the poor intel emulator, plays catchup with intel so goes ati after nvidia with va-api
Not being a doom9 lurker, nor regular cccp wiki contributor much anymore I follow not such issues closely.