[ogg-dev] How Ogg mappings translate into the codecs parameter in Ogg media types

Silvia Pfeiffer silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 13 01:55:36 PDT 2008

On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 6:37 PM, ogg.k.ogg.k at googlemail.com
<ogg.k.ogg.k at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> I don't think the \x80 is too much of an issue, but I don't know what
>> that packet type field is really used for.
> Same as Theora, as you said earlier. \x80 marks the BOS packet.

It's not required as a marker from an Ogg perspectice, since the Ogg
framing already marks this as the BOS page. Most of the other media
mappings do without a packet type field. If it's required from a codec
POV (i.e. for kate), then that's fair enough.


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