[ogg-dev] Seeking to granules in discontinuous streams

Silvia Pfeiffer silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 18:13:16 PST 2008

Ups! Maybe it's time somebody corrected that statement then - the wiki seems
the right place to put the correct algorithm, IMHO.


On Feb 13, 2008 10:06 AM, Ralph Giles <ralph.giles at artifex.com> wrote:

> On 12-Feb-08, at 2:57 PM, Ralph Giles wrote:
>  http://wiki.xiph.org/index.php/GranulePosAndSeeking
> I'm not sure it's helpful to keep linking to this. It's important
> historically, but Monty's whole thesis about "start decoding here and you're
> good" is WRONG because of the continued packet issues.
> To clarify, the seeking algorithm he describes is inaccurate. This message
> is an accurate description of the rationale behind the split/granulepos hack
> for encoding both the timestamp and the back pointer in the granulepos, as
> is now used by theora, dirac and cmml.
>  -r
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