[FFmpeg-devel] Reworking the codec lookup system
Mon Jun 11 10:22:47 CEST 2007
On Mon, Jun 11, 2007 at 08:32:42AM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> writes:
> > Hi
> > On Mon, Jun 11, 2007 at 01:16:03AM +0200, Nicolas George wrote:
> >> Le duodi 22 prairial, an CCXV, M?ns Rullg?rd a ?crit?:
> >> > CODEC_ID_XVID should go.
> >> Yes, probably. But another possibility would be: CODEC_ID_LIBVORBIS must be
> >> added.
> >> Before deciding which of these solutions is the best, it is necessary to
> >> properly define the semantic of the CodecID field, and therefore settle on
> >> the vocabulary. This is not a question of coding, but of design choice.
> > its hard to define precissely, but something like
> > CodecID identifies the specification of the stream
> > or
> > CodecID says which spec to look at to make sense of the bytestream/packets
> > or
> > CodecID points to the specification of the syntax and semantics of the
> > bytestream
> > or
> > ...
> All of which imply that CODEC_ID_XVID should go.
so why dont you remove it?
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