[ogg-dev] OggPCM: support for little-endianness only?

Sampo Syreeni decoy at iki.fi
Wed Feb 13 18:55:10 PST 2008

On 2008-02-14, Jean-Marc Valin wrote:

>> Then why not make the common endianness MUST and the rest of it SHOULD?
>> That was my sentiment, after all...
> [...] Or if you meant "SHOULD be able de decode $less_common_endian", 
> then the spec is just plain broken.

This is what I meant, precisely.

Why is it broken then? There is a clear expectation that certain things 
can always be decoded, as per specification, and there is also the 
possibility of doing something in excess of the base specification. How 
is that broken, exactly?
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