[ogg-dev] [PATCH] oggmerge, various
silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 20:29:12 PDT 2008
On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 11:52 PM, ogg.k.ogg.k at googlemail.com
<ogg.k.ogg.k at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > To provide you with a proper answer, I'd have to read what you do to
> > the text data to encode it in binary. Haven't got the time for that
> > right now, sorry. But if it is some binary encoding and not just a
> > gzip-type compression, maybe application/x-kate may indeed be
> > appropriate. This would however mean that some specialised application
> > is required to decode the data.
> In a nutshell, all data is stuffed into an oggpack_buffer. Text data often
> ends up non byte aligned. A packet's data is unrecognizable as text
> (and contains a fair amount of non-text data anyway).
> A specialized program is indeed required (something linking against
> the libkate API, which does the oggpack stuff).
> Interesting point about gzip however, I'd have thought gzipped text would
> use something like application/gzip rather than text/gzip, though I suppose
> it does make sense to allow programs to auto apply gzip -dc filters and
> get at the text.
> > I might spend some time tomorrow to properly understand the
> > situation... but have to get sleep now...
> Sure, didn't mean to take up your time, sorry.
No, not at all. I've been meaning to look at Kate for a while, but
haven't found the time. Turns out my laptop is semi-dead today and I
am wasting my time reinstalling stuff. :( Hopefully soon...!!
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