[ogg-dev] Seeking to granules in discontinuous streams

Ralph Giles giles at xiph.org
Thu Feb 14 11:08:13 PST 2008

On 14-Feb-08, at 9:43 AM, ogg.k.ogg.k at googlemail.com wrote:

> As far as I know, and please correct me if I'm wrong, nothing in Ogg
> mandates that
> this backlink actually resolves to a a particular "existing"
> granulepos in the stream,
> right ? The hypothetic canonical seek algorithm will bisect till it
> finds the latest page
> that has a granulepos equal or less than the granulepos we're seeking
> to. Therefore,
> it should be OK if the backlink links to somewhere before the actual
> position of the
> backlink.

Leaving aside what the hypothetical seek algorithm would or wouldn't  
do, I believe that would work. It's still different from existing  
schemes though.


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