[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/2] lavu/frame: add new side data type for ICC profiles

Nicolas George george at nsup.org
Fri Jul 21 16:36:30 EEST 2017

Le tridi 3 thermidor, an CCXXV, Derek Buitenhuis a écrit :
> +1 on exposing it as side data; it's consistent with previous APIs and doesn't

I will not oppose further; I do not buy the "Yet Another Field" argument
but I will debunk it another time.

> FWIW, literally every other library exposes ICC data the same way (as a dumb
> buffer), and it's IMO the most reasonable. It's not reasonable to put an actual
> description of ICC data in the doxy (see: 300 page spec... it is complictated).
> Just a reference to the spec is fine.

I fully agree. I suggest something along the lines:

	The data contains an ICC profile as an opaque octet buffer
	following the format described at $url with an optional name
	defined in the metadata entry "name".


  Nicolas George
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