[Vorbis] Re: .ogg extension and Theora
Thu Jun 17 15:08:33 PDT 2004
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>>Paul E Wrote
>>Windows 2000 (although it's the same for all of them) doesn't read in
>>any mime-type to correctly identify a file, it just uses the extension.
> What if, at least for Windows, someone wrote a simple application which when
> associated with .ogg files and an .ogg file was opened simply read enough of
> the ogg stream to identify the type of content and then launched an
> appropriate (and selectable) application?
> This would give users their expected operation at least on launch. It
> doesn't address the 'sort by type' issue but I think some Windows 'shell
> extensions' could help this at least in XP where the 'details' view of a
> folder can include things like 'artist', 'album', 'bitrate', etc.
This app is already existing, is called Ogg Prak, was ordered by Emmett
Plant and coded by Ludovic 'Blacksun' Vialle, the developer of The Core
Mediaplayer. It should be in the Xiph CVS still, if they didnt delete it
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