[Vorbis-dev] libvorbis 1.2.2 RC1

Ralph Giles rillian at telus.net
Tue Dec 16 13:30:29 PST 2008

On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 12:40 PM, ogg.k.ogg.k at googlemail.com
<ogg.k.ogg.k at googlemail.com> wrote:

> Streaming: headers are burst sent to the listener. Still might not be
> that significant.

Depends. the header bursts on bumpers are already an issue. Also, some
games encode short sound effects where the padding would be a notable

> FWIW, ffmpeg2theora stores its comments primarily on the video
> stream (other encoders might differ though), so this patch would
> have no effect on movies encoded with ffmpeg2theora.

This is correct behaviour, btw. In the Ogg Theora files, the comments
on the first (theora) stream are by default assumed to cover the whole
group. Patching libvorbis doesn't help with that.

>> Maybe the amount of padding should be based on the filesize somehow,
>> with no padding for very small files.

Only the encoding application knows this, of course. Another argument
for size request in the API, and deciding separately what oggenc's
policy should be.


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