Quote Originally Posted by monraaf View Post
So are you saying that they are going to expose UVD directly through VA-API now and there's no more need for the splitted-desktop VA-API -> XvBA wrapper? Or is this just another case of wishful thinking on your part just like the steam hoax.
Most likely, this is ATI OpenDecode, yet another API. Since it looks quite similar to XvBA, that should be simple to get a Linux implementation, probably with the same bugs though. And I am actually surprised this got released on Windows first.