[Flac-dev] Re: multiple core support

Ralph Giles 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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