[Vorbis-dev] padding in comment header

John Edwards john.edwards33 at ntlworld.com
Sat Feb 4 09:34:06 PST 2006

Ralph Giles wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 04, 2006 at 12:03:33PM +0000, Ian Malone wrote:
>> I was thinking of looking at patching vorbiscomment to handle non-
>> Vorbis I.
> Yay! If it handled theora and speex comments too you could rename it 
> oggcomment. :)
>>  Since padding seems to be something people want (from
>> looking at Hydrogen Audio, not the most representative sample) it
>> seems worth considering it at the same time.  To be honest, to make
>> it even noticeably useful, oggenc needs an add padding option as
>> well (otherwise only people who re-tag large numbers of files twice
>> will see any benefit).  It's not something that worries me really.
>> If it is done it would probably be best as a non-default option for
>> people who care enough to look into it.
> That sounds like a wise approach.
My 'oggenc2.8' has provided the option of adding padding to the header 
for quite some considerable time, now. The source is at Rarewares, if 
anyone is interested.


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