[Ffmpeg-devel] [Ffmpeg-devel-old] Re: avi out is buggy

Måns Rullgård mru
Mon May 9 15:03:01 CEST 2005

Nico Sabbi <nsabbi at email.it> writes:

>> Hence: is AC3 audio legal in an MPEG (2) container?
> "legalized" by dvd consortium, not by mpeg committee. BTW there's no
> "illegal" codec in mpeg, only illegal
> or nasty ways to store streams. Using substreams in private1 streams
> (as in the case of ac3/dts/subs) sucks imho.

It's not the pretties of ways, but it maintains full ISO standard
compliance, which is a good thing.  The alternative is to use some of
the reserver codec IDs in the PSM/PMT.  Technically, there is nothing
wrong this approach, but player support for the PSM in MPEG-PS is

M?ns Rullg?rd
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