[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] mkv: add new opentype mimetype

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Thu Jun 21 12:23:13 CEST 2012

On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 12:00:18PM +0200, Nicolas George wrote:
> Le quartidi 4 messidor, an CCXX, Reimar Döffinger a écrit :
> > Personally I don't see much of a use-case for distinguishing between the
> > different vector font types, I don't know of major font libraries that
> > don't support all anyway?
> You can be sure that if there is a way to screw up the design of something,
> then at least one program will actually do it. (Probably one from microsoft
> or apple, in fact.)
> In other words, I am quite certain that someday, someone will need to
> distinguish because of some braindead library. Of course, in that case they
> could just do the probing themselves.
> But at the very least, I believe an application should be able to demux and
> remux a file using lavf and produce a valid file.

I guess that's true. On the other hand the muxer could do the probing,
if it's simple enough...

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