[vorbis-dev] Ogg VEO Codec, video in an Ogg stream
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
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
"Most people would rather die than think, and most people do."
-- Bertrand Russell
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