[vorbis-dev] Metadata streams

Aaron Plattner aaronp at crosswinds.net
Wed Apr 11 15:50:31 PDT 2001

On Wed, Apr 11, 2001 at 03:03:11PM -0700, rillian at telus.net wrote:
> > That's correct.  But Vorbis I will be vorbis only streams, and we need
> > to 'throw away' the first version of the stream libs anyway for 2.0.
> I also think this is a huge mistake; vorbisfile should ignore non-vorbis 
> substreams. But it is of course moot until someone actually implements 
> some of the alternate formats.
>   -ralph

It's not moot.  Players written now won't be able to play the new streams in the
future.  This would be especially bad for non-upgradable hardware players
(although I don't think any of these exist).

Aaron Plattner

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