[theora] Indexing Ogg files for faster seeking

xiphmont at xiph.org xiphmont at xiph.org
Thu Sep 24 04:39:16 PDT 2009

2009/9/24 Ivo Emanuel Gonçalves <justivo at gmail.com>:
> On 9/24/09, Chris Pearce <chris at pearce.org.nz> wrote:
>> (...) and we won't break existing decoders which expect the skeleton
>> to be encoded in  the current format. Best to not break skeleton if possible.
> Not necessarily.  In fact, I predict the opposite.  Skeleton is a very
> recent addition in the Ogg world, and most current decoders don't
> interact with it -- they play the Theora/Vorbis/whatever ignoring the
> Skeleton because they don't recognize it.

Indexing is an even more recent addition, which would have to be added
to any player.  So they either add indexing, or start paying attention
to Skeleton.  Either way, a change.


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