[vorbis-dev] Ogg VEO Codec, video in an Ogg stream

Sean Wieland windwalker at peacefire.org
Sat Sep 2 17:55:58 PDT 2000

Ralph Giles wrote:
> On Sat, 2 Sep 2000, Sean Wieland wrote:
> Maybe someone could explain what specifically we're talking about? I'm
> lost, anyway. :-)
> Since the orginal complaint was about 'objects' I thought the point more
> to support reference to and metadata association with subcomponents within
> the file. Is that remotely correct?

Well, we've been going off on a tangent just because the searchable
database part was a perfect example of what NOT to include in a
multimedia standard.

I also complained about objects because they seem to obscure the purpose
of the standard too.  My point is that a multimedia standard should be
defined for the sole purpose of improving audio/video encoding
technology.  DivX (piracy, the fact that it's just a hack, etc. etc. at
nauseum aside) is a good example of what I mean.  Better lossy
compression through better algorithms.  None of this unnecessary objects
or searchable databases crap, just higher quality video and at lower


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