[ogg-dev] Album art - requirements

Silvia Pfeiffer silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 14 11:08:07 PDT 2008

On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 4:52 AM, Christopher Montgomery
<xiphmont at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 8:02 PM, Ralph Giles <giles at xiph.org> wrote:
>> We need the vorbiscomment option because the spec allows audio
>> players to reject non-degenerate streams. So for audio .ogg files
>> this is the only option. I don't think this is a good mechanism
>> for .oga or .ogv files.
> The majority of harware players will reject any stream with headers
> that are 'too big' to fit in their limited buffering space.  Album art
> in the comments would probably cause most portable players to reject
> the stream as well.

What speaks against just putting hyperlinks into the header?

Or a compromise solution of only allowing limited size images into the
header with full-scale images required to be hyperlinked?


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