[vorbis-dev] DropOgg for MacOS.

Michael Smith msmith at xn.com.au
Tue Jan 30 18:59:37 PST 2001

Segher Boessenkool wrote:
> > You must still provide a way for the user to replace the libvorbis being
> > used (this can be accomplished by: providing source. Using dynamic
> > libraries. Using static libraries, but also providing object files for
> > the executable, so that the entire thing can be relinked with a
> > different libvorbis).
> This sounds like a big gotcha for people who want to use Vorbis in their
> products on win32 platforms, at least until the Vorbis 1.0 release
> (when the API will be fixed-format); there's no such thing as
> dll-versioning on win32, unless I'm wrong, of course.

Which is why we didn't start producing shared libraries (publically,
anyway) for any platforms until the API for 1.0 wasn't going to change.
That happened a while ago.

There will still be additions, and many internal changes, but none of
the publically-used structures (things like ogg_page, vorbis_comment,
etc.) are going to change, and existing functions aren't going to be


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