[Ffmpeg-devel] [Ss][Nn][Oo][Ww] spelling^wbranding
Thu May 12 18:42:02 CEST 2005
Mike Melanson <mike at multimedia.cx> writes:
> M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> Of all the reasons I could think of for a naming, that would be the
>> worst. Why is everyone so obsessed by these fourccs? The sooner the
> Because 'everyone' uses fourccs. Think of AVI, QuickTime,
> Real. Wishing that it will go away will not make it so.
Fourccs are an implementation detail of a few container formats, not
something universal. The majority of the formats use other methods.
>> AVI format is extinct, the better.
> Unix fanboys have also been predicting the downfall of Windows
> for a long time...
I'm not that optimistic, but I'm certain that Linux/Unix has a future.
mru at inprovide.com
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