[theora-dev] Re: [tarkin-dev] FWD and RE: Suggestions and questions
xiphmont at xiph.org
Tue Oct 8 20:28:34 PDT 2002
> > 3. Would it be possible to work into the theora framework the
> > possibility that a portion of a video file could be played from an
> > external file? Example: I want my Star Trek TNG episodes from DVD to
> > drive. The opening and titles are the same in each episode (almost) and
> > therefore I want to save space by forking them in like I said. Is this
> > possibly not the job of theora but rather some higher level mechanism,
> > or am I just being stupid?
The feature you want is not at all stupid, but you're also correct
that it belongs in a higher-level mechanism. Ogg, by design, is a
linear-delivery encoding. From the very beginning, the intent has
been to build nonlinear systems *from* Ogg, not *into* Ogg :-)
Do one thing, and do it well. Then it will be useful for building
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