[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] asfenc: fix extended content header

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Sat Feb 20 02:36:00 CET 2010

On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 01:15:23AM +0100, Anton Khirnov wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 11:50:08PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > 
> > do we loose some metadata that way? if so rejected
> > if no elaborate
> > 
> the file in question contains normal asf tags (UTF16) and then some
> ID3/* tags, where value is an array of [ID3 tag, value ]m both in UTF-8.
> these were never read correctly (before i broke it, ffmpeg tried to read
> them as UTF-16 and produced garbage) and AFAIK aren't standardised in
> any way, so it's IMO safer to skip them than attempt to guess how to
> interpret them.

do you know if this is the only case where this value is used?
iam against skiping cases that where not skiped before without a very
good reason.
And especially "one file putted trash in there" is not a good reason at all
what does the spec say?
do we have other files using this?

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