[Theora] Theora file extension

Thomas Vander Stichele thomas
Wed Jun 16 07:47:49 PDT 2004

On Wed, 2004-06-16 at 16:10, Nilesh Bansal wrote:
> Theora and Vorbis both uses same extension .ogg. I know ogg is a
> container, just like avi. But in my opinion video and audio files should
> have different extensions (using .ogv can be a nice idea).
> To a media player it doesn't matter what extension a file uses, but to a
> human who does a ls in a directory full of media files having different
> extensions will help a lot. I know one can use file command to do that,
> but we should not consider only geeks but also an average user.


is a wav that contains an mp3 file a wav or an mp3 ?

is an .avi containing only audio an audio file or a video file ?
is an .mp4 file containing only audio an audio file or a video file ?


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