[Vorbis-dev] minor Vorbis specification amendment proposal

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Thu Jul 20 11:58:41 PDT 2006


On Thu, Jul 20, 2006 at 09:26:24AM -0700, Ralph Giles wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 20, 2006 at 03:56:48PM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > Vorbis has 3 "global" header packets, while generic containers generally
> > have only a single global header per stream
> I think this is a useful idea, but giving specific parse rules to try on 
> *any* container format seems unwise. 

the suggestion was only for containers which support exactly one global
header, for them i see no problem, maybe you could elaborate on what you
think is unwise?

> I'd rather see an appendix 
> documenting a standard embedding proceedure for various other 
> containers, and perhaps some guidelines for creating new mappings 
> including the parsability information you included.
> Would you be willing to write up and contribute something like that?

sure, what else over what i already proposed would be needed?


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