[Flac-users] If it decodes OK, would it have tested OK?

benny k. ben at bagu.org
Thu Oct 16 16:22:08 PDT 2003

On Thu, Oct 16, 2003 at 05:22:20PM -0500, David W. Tamkin wrote:
> Sorry for the elementary question, but heck, that's why I'm on 
> flac-users and not on flac-developers.
> If a .flac file decodes without error, does that mean that it would have 
> tested OK?  I've been assuming that there's an implicit test in the 
> decoding process, and that a mismatch on the internal checksum would 
> make flac report an error on decoding instead of simply saying "done."
> Have I been right?

Yep, that's how it seems to work :)


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