[Ffmpeg-devel] [Ss][Nn][Oo][Ww] spelling^wbranding
Thu May 12 20:59:49 CEST 2005
On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 07:05:46PM +0300, Matti Hamalainen wrote:
> On Thu, 12 May 2005, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> > Guillaume POIRIER <poirierg at gmail.com> writes:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > On 5/12/05, Mike Melanson <mike at multimedia.cx> wrote:
> > >> Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > >> > Sorry for bothering, but is there an official spelling or not? Or is it
> > >> > just "I don't care, follow your own preference.", which is also fine.
> > >>
> > >> Conventionally, FOURCCs from AVI files are uppercase. I would vote for
> > >> SNOW (and that is the current FOURCC).
> > >
> > > Yeah, but the fourCC of XviD is XVID, same for DivX, which is DIVX...
> > > so that is still not a clear-cut case.
> > > Considering what I just wrote, maybe we should call it SnoW? :-)
> > Wouldn't 5n0w be better?
> Of course. More l33t FourCC would increase interest among warez/subbing
> groups thus 5n0w would become the new de-facto codec, perhaps also making
> NUT the new "container format of the month". ;)
No, we need to leave 5n0w available so the l33t warez kiddiez can use
this as the fourcc for their modified snow that's hacked to work in
containers other than nut.. ;)
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