[ogg-dev] Ogg bitwise.c bit tracking

Silvia Pfeiffer silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 18:16:29 PST 2008

On Feb 8, 2008 10:44 AM, Timothy B. Terriberry <tterribe at email.unc.edu>

> None of that means there aren't other very good reasons we should pull
> the bitpacker out of libogg that have nothing to do with speed. People
> seem to have a philosophical problem with linking to libogg when they
> want to mux Vorbis in non-Ogg containers, even though the only
> Ogg-specific parts of libogg are a single C file which compiles to a
> single object file smaller than 30K. The only people who actually care
> about something so small are embedded developers, who would use Tremor
> (with its own built-in bitpacker) anyway.

It's also a psychological and a "good sw design" issue. You just don't need
to have code in your executable that you will never call.

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