[ogg-dev] final changes to mimetypes rfc

Ian Malone ibmalone at gmail.com
Tue Aug 19 06:09:35 PDT 2008

2008/8/18 Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com>:
> On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 9:59 PM, Ian Malone <ibmalone at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2008/8/15 Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com>:
>>> On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 9:03 PM, ogg.k.ogg.k at googlemail.com
>>> <ogg.k.ogg.k at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>>>>> Just one small question, 10.3: "In particular, .ogg is used for Ogg
>>>>>> files that contain only a Vorbis bitstream, while .spx is used for Ogg
>>>>>> files that contain only a Speex bitstream."
>>>>>> Should that be a "Vorbis I" bitstream, or is it intentionally left open?
>>>>> Technically it is a Vorbis I bitstream, but I think we should leave
>>>>> that flexible. Any other opinions?
>>>> I read the "Vorbis I" definition to be a (physical) stream composed of a single
>>>> (logical) Vorbis stream, so I'd say the wording implies it is Vorbis
>>>> I.
>>> Actually, thinking back, that was exactly what we implied: a Vorbis I
>>> stream is a Ogg file that contains only a Vorbis bitstream. Ian: is
>>> that good enough for you?
>> Ouch, sorry for the delay.  To be clear, I was thinking in terms of
>> Vorbis version; those bits in the Vorbis I spec which read like,
>> "Vorbis I specifies only a channel mapping type 0".  Just wanted to
>> check whether it was intentional to leave it open or not.
> It was not fully thought through, discussed, and decided consciously
> to leave it open, if that's what you mean by "intentional". But we can
> make that decision now and decide to write "Vorbis I" more
> specifically, or leave it open.
> What would you suggest?

Looks like the consensus is 'as is'.


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