[Vorbis-dev] libvorbis 1.2.2 RC1
msmith at xiph.org
Tue Dec 16 11:20:32 PST 2008
On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 10:56 AM, Ivo Emanuel Gonçalves
<justivo at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/16/08, Ralph Giles <giles at xiph.org> wrote:
>> FWIW, I'm no happy about adding 4K to the minimum size of the vorbis
> This has been a feature requested in the bug tracker. The idea is
> that this would not force Vorbis comment applications to re-write the
> whole file for every update, massively increasing the speed and
> usability of comment updates.
> Considering this, 4k is a really small trade-off.
Some padding in the comment header is a reasonable request. 4k is
ridiculous overkill, and will break at least some applications (e.g.
anything that uses taglib).
Padding 256 bytes, for example, wouldn't be so obviously bad, if done
when the app requested it (not by default).
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