[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] WebM mux/demux

Ronald S. Bultje rsbultje
Wed May 19 21:02:33 CEST 2010


On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 2:51 PM, James Zern <jzern at google.com> wrote:
> Related thread: '[PATCH] VP8 de/encode via libvpx'
> VP8 and associated WebM container made public today [1].
> The attached adds WebM de/muxing to matroska.
> For both some extra ifdef's/checks were added to only allow VP8/vorbis
> as that is the current supported configuration in web browsers. If
> these are too busy in this respect they be cleaned up.

Why is the "webm demuxer" separate? Our quicktime demuxer, for
example, demuxes mp4 and 3gp also. The same could be done for
matroska. After all, it's a regular subset and thus any matroska
demuxer understanding the "webm" ID could demux webm files also. (I
know this isn't true for the muxer.)


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