[flac-dev] New ID registration

Martin Leese martin.leese at stanfordalumni.org
Tue Dec 11 19:20:08 UTC 2018

On 12/11/18, Martin Leese <martin.leese at stanfordalumni.org> wrote:

> A VorbisComment can store upto 2^64 bytes
> (16 exabytes).  A FLAC metadata block is
> limited to 2^24 bytes (16 megabytes).
> Therefore, a VorbisComment can be orders of
> magnitude bigger than a FLAC metadata block.
> Visit:
>     https://wiki.xiph.org/Metadata

Rereading my post, I implied that a
VorbisComment inside a FLAC stream could
be larger than a FLAC metadata block.  As the
former must fit inside the latter (when inside a
FLAC stream), the limit for both is the smaller
of the two.

> The advice to use a VorbisComment still looks
> good.

This still looks good.

Martin J Leese
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