[theora-dev] question about ogg mapping

Ralph Giles giles at xiph.org
Thu Jun 12 10:02:55 PDT 2003

On Thursday, June 12, 2003, at 05:49 pm, Dan Miller wrote:

> It occurs to me that as it stands, there is actually no way to even 
> get to the second frame in a page without parsing through the whole 
> first frame and so on.  There isn't even a bytecount or anything to 
> skip frames -- that info is buried deep within the bitstream > structure.

Well, it's in the page header, but yeah, more or less. The libogg api 
assumes this as well; it's packetin() or packetout(). The codec sees a 
packet stream, the muxer sees a page stream. The idea is to avoid 
mixing the two.


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