[Ffmpeg-devel] On2 Flix Engine uses memcoder in commerical Flix Engine

Måns Rullgård mru
Fri Apr 28 14:58:47 CEST 2006

Steve Lhomme said:
> John Koleszar wrote:
>> Rich Felker wrote:
>>> On Thu, Apr 27, 2006 at 02:10:51PM -0400, John Koleszar wrote:
>>>> Diego Biurrun wrote:
>>>>> Out of curiosity: Why do you mux to Ogg?  It has very little going for
>>>>> it..
>>>> Rather than inventing a new container format, I wanted to use something
>>>> existing. Ogg was the only one I knew of at the time that allowed you to
>>>> write a well formatted stream without seeking, a requirement since the
>>>> data is sent over a pipe.
>>> NUT is the best choice for this -- it's specifically designed with the
>>> goal of writing without seeking and never causing more buffering/delay
>>> than necessary. However...
>> The thing that amazes me is that nobody else set those as design goals
>> before. It just seems so fundamental to me. Dare you concede that ogg
>> got one thing right? :)
> I think you forgot another container that is already in use: matroska.

Matroska is overly complicated and bloated.

> BTW, MPEG TS can do that too, no ?

Yes, as can MPEG PS.

M?ns Rullg?rd
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