[ogg-dev] Re: [Vorbis] metadata

Ralph Giles giles at xiph.org
Mon Nov 21 19:32:24 PST 2005

On Mon, Nov 21, 2005 at 10:02:05AM +0000, Ian Malone wrote:

> I don't know what the official position is, but it seems best to keep
> libvorbis as a simple Ogg/Vorbis playing library rather than make it
> into something else.  That said, you wouldn't need to go much further
> to identify which of the streams in a file was Vorbis content.

Yes. It makes sense to keep vorbisfile as a simple vorbis-only interface
(and there's Conrad's excellent libfishsound if you want more than that)
but it really should be updated to ignore everything but the first 
vorbis stream in any given segment. Just no one's bothered to do so.


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