[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Add WebM to the Matroska demuxer name

Alex Converse alex.converse
Fri Jul 16 21:21:23 CEST 2010

2010/7/16 M?ns Rullg?rd <mans at mansr.com>:
> Alex Converse <alex.converse at gmail.com> writes:
>> On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 1:36 AM, Reimar D?ffinger
>> <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 07:14:38PM -0400, Alex Converse wrote:
>>>> >> Furthermore if you have a problem with a libavformat demuxer why not
>>>> >> fix it rather than maintain your own set of demuxers only for mplayer
>>>> >> that other players can't share.
>>>> >
>>>> > Because my time is not unlimited? Sorry, but that question is about as stupid
>>>> > as asking "why don't you just fix all FFmpeg bugs?".
>>>> > Or did you fail to notice that I _have_ been fixing quite a few issues
>>>> > in order to get there?
>>>> Good for you, I don't understand why FFmpeg is being asked to bend
>>>> over backwards for MPlayer's hacks.
>>> It isn't, I can just change the string in MPlayer.
>>> I'm saying there's a API and ABI change issue that I see a real chance
>>> of affecting real-world applications.
>> I'm saying it's not an ABI break, it's MPlayer (which doesn't even
>> build atm) abusing stings that were never meant to be invariant.
> In case I wasn't clear earlier:

Thank you

> I still dislike comma-separated values, but that shouldn't hold this up.

I agree

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