[FFmpeg-devel] higher-level libs?

Michel Bardiaux mbardiaux
Wed Nov 21 13:29:19 CET 2007

Rich Felker wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 20, 2007 at 10:40:33AM +0100, Michel Bardiaux wrote:
>>IMHO what is needed is not an API to seek/decode but an API that given a 
>>time will produce a *plan* for optimal access to the uncompressed data 
>>for that time. Hiding away all the manoeuvering due to codec internals.
> Agree totally. Anticipating this type of API was a big ingredient in
> the design of NUT.

One other consideration, about which I dont have an opinion now: would
it be better to have 2 APIs for 'shipshape & bristol fashion' files on
one hand, damaged files on the other; or only one?

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