[theora-dev] My issues with ogg and directshow...

Conrad Parker conrad at metadecks.org
Tue May 11 18:05:53 PDT 2004

On Tue, May 11, 2004 at 05:02:11PM +1000, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
> >
> >Ogg is a container format.  Container formats contain things, they do 
> >not care what kind of thing they hold.  This is not an issue of "this or 
> >that", this is an issue of having things seperated into discreet layers.
> I'd rather Ogg was only a container format for data that has a 
> relationship to time. While seeming restrictive, it actually makes it 
> more powerful. :)
> Just my 2c to this lengthy discussion. :)

bah, I prefer Ogg as a container for abitrary linear data. If you can
define a total order on it, you can seek on it using the existing
[end-time-granulepos] mechanism. If you can define a partial order on
it, you can seek on it, albeit less efficiently.

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