[Ffmpeg-devel] [Ss][Nn][Oo][Ww] spelling^wbranding
Thu May 12 19:23:12 CEST 2005
Mike Melanson <mike at multimedia.cx> writes:
> M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> Fourccs are an implementation detail of a few container formats, not
>> something universal.
> Certainly, AVI, MOV, and REAL account for a small number of
> the multimedia formats in existence. But they likely account
> for a vast majority of the actual sample media out there in
> the world.
>> The majority of the formats use other methods.
> It's just a number. A FOURCC is just a number. A 32-bit
> number. The other formats, if they accommodate multiple
> formats, also identify them with numbers. It's just a number.
Sure, and other containers use other numbers. Should we be naming our
codecs 0x42 next?
mru at inprovide.com
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