[FFmpeg-devel] maintainer duties (was: Re: [PATCH] fix speex sample)

Kostya Shishkov kostya.shishkov
Sat Apr 11 18:37:10 CEST 2009

On Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 6:23 PM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 06:04:07PM +0200, Kostya Shishkov wrote:
>> On Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 3:51 PM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
>> > On Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 03:36:39PM +0200, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
>> [...]
>> >> Also I think it would already be quite simple to fix if we just allowed
>> >> packets to contain only palette (without any PKT_FLAG_PALETTE), since
>> >> allocating a buffer and merging the palette stuff together with a video
>> >> buffer is just a pain to implement. The problem though is that no
>> >> keyframes at all would exist then.
>> >
>> > i think palette belongs in the packet with a frame not in a seperate packet
>> > a palette is like a quantization tables in mpeg, we should treat it like
>> > one
>> Think about palettes in AVI - they are rather codec-agnostic. I think
>> it's better to pass palettes as separate packets that can be handled
> that requires support for zero duration packets and requires code to
> merge these packets with frames in muxers that are not called avi
> so unless someone implements these, its not an option because it wouldnt
> work with remuxing

zero-duration packets - yes and it would be an unpleasant hack
as for remuxing - why should we bother? it's container-specific
feature for AVI so remuxed files would be probably decoded only by

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