[Flac-dev] Should FLAC join Xiph?

Josh Coalson xflac at yahoo.com
Fri Nov 22 10:40:02 PST 2002

--- Steve Lhomme <steve.lhomme at free.fr> wrote:
> En réponse à Josh Coalson <xflac at yahoo.com>:
> > > If so, which is
> > > designed to take precedence (ie. what will libFLAC give to the
> > > application?)  Can libFLAC always read any permutation of these?
> > 
> > libFLAC does not know about id3, it only reads Vorbis (it does
> Are you taking about Vorbis (the codec) or OGG (the container) ?

Sorry, that should say "it only reads Vorbis comments".
libFLAC works only on native FLAC.  There is a separate
library libOggFLAC that wraps the libFLAC API.

A true Ogg API will need to be aware of the many codecs that
can be inside and this is I think where new development is


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