[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] remove drop timecode flag

Rich Felker dalias
Mon Apr 16 04:48:55 CEST 2007

On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 04:16:03AM +0200, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
> Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > Hi
> > 
> > attached patch removes the drop timecode encoding support
> > reasoning is that iam not aware of any use (not even obscure) of this feature
> >
> > i will apply this in a few days unless someone shows a use case which depends
> > on drop timecode flag being 1
> I think one use of that feature has been demonstrated in the thread.
> The demonstrated use is defined in mpeg2 specifications, drop frame time
> code is defined by SMPTE/ISO/IEC/EBU. Code is correct according those
> specifications.
> I vote against the removal, because it will remove one used feature of
> ffmpeg.

Can you comment on whether the alternate proposal (timebase conversion
to 1/30 timebase) would produce the same or acceptable output?


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