[Ffmpeg-devel] integrating AVS decoding into MPlayer

Mike Melanson mike
Fri Jul 14 22:34:52 CEST 2006

M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Exactly what I've been saying.  So why should any special weight be
> given to the particular numbers used in avi files?  To the extent that
> codecs without an entry in the avi table are unusable, no less.  Madness.

For the most part, AVI was here first. That has a lot to do with why
their FourCCs (and Microsoft's multimedia APIs and data structures in
general) carry so much weight.

	-Mike Melanson

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