[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH][RFC] add a list of generic tag names

Justin Ruggles justin.ruggles
Sat Sep 26 01:00:44 CEST 2009

Anton Khirnov wrote:

> Hi,
> attached is a patch for $subj. Suggestions for new tags/renames are
> welcome, it'll also probably need some attention from the grammar
> na^W^Wenglish experts :)
> year/date - the old code had 'year', but many formats support full date,
> so 'year' can be misleading. maybe there should be a separate 'year' tag
> and av_metadata_conv should be extended to automatically fill both.

You also need to keep in mind that some formats use generic values
directly, not through AVMetadataConv.  I have attached a list that I
started on a couple weeks ago in case it is useful.

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