[Flac-dev] Re: multiple core support
giles at xiph.org
Sat Sep 8 09:59:37 PDT 2007
On Sat, Sep 08, 2007 at 03:05:32PM +0200, Harry Sack wrote:
> But it's not clear to me why everything was based on streams...
Streams, at least in the variety we seem to be describing, aren't
seekable. This is a considerable simplification and allows for
more flexibility in other areas, like network delivery.
This can't be quite correct of course, because there's some header
information that requires updating at the end.
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