[Vorbis-dev] Re: [ogg-dev] Peer review draft for the new media types/file extensions

Ian Malone ibmalone at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 00:25:32 PDT 2007

Ian Malone wrote:
> Ivo Emanuel Gonçalves wrote:
>> On 10/3/07, Ian Malone <ibmalone at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> This would mean that the inclusion of lyrics in a pop song
>>> would make it 'video'.
>> If they are added in such way as to make it visual, then we are out of
>> the domain of audio/ogg.
> I look at it like this: if you have video/ogg and you only play back
> the audio it's likely less meaningful.  If you have lyrics embedded in
> audio/ogg and only play back the audio you haven't lost very much.
> My reference to searching lyrics was intended to suggest that lyrics
> in a file could help identify its contents.

A more interesting supplementary argument: timed text does
not have to be played back only visually.


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