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

Erik Slagter erik
Tue May 10 12:57:11 CEST 2005

On Mon, 2005-05-09 at 17:36 +0200, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> > Do you know why to choose to multiplex the private1_stream and didn't
> > use their own private stream?
> private_stream_1 is a good choice, since it has the full PES header,
> with PTS and whatnot.  The other option would be to use
> private_stream_2, and define some new syntax for timestamps.
> Borrowing one of the "reserved" values would make the stream
> non-compliant.  These values are intended for use by future versions
> of the standard.
> To clarify what I said earlier, AC3 audio in private_stream_1 is
> compliant with the standard, since it does not place any restrictions
> on the contents of the private streams.  However, to actually access
> the AC3 data, one must make assumptions outside the ISO standard.
> IMHO, it's perfectly fine to define compatible extensions to a
> standard in this manner.

Are you saying that the number of the private stream also specifies it's
syntax? Sorry I am don't have a clue on this matter ;-) Are there only
two private streams defined?

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