[foms] Proposal: adaptive streaming using open codecs

Silvia Pfeiffer silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 20 00:40:47 PST 2010

On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 11:09 PM, Timothy B. Terriberry
<tterribe at xiph.org> wrote:
>> 8K ?! What exactly is being passed in 8K for an audio codec
>> initialization sequence ?
>> (by comparison, the initialization sequence for AAC is only 2 bytes)
> Vorbis includes a complete set of VQ codebooks in the headers. These are
> not 8K, but more like 4-5K (in the first file I looked at, they were
> 4140 bytes).

I would hope they would not need to be re-transmitted at every chunk
boundary even for streams with different bitrates - would that really
be necessary?


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