[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] play aiff without common tag

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Mon Jun 25 19:35:13 CEST 2007


On Mon, Jun 25, 2007 at 07:21:20PM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> Hi
> On Mon, Jun 25, 2007 at 05:51:59PM +0200, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
> > Hello,
> > attached patch fixes
> > http://samples.mplayerhq.hu/AIFF/invalid_nocommon.aiff.
> > While according to the specification says this file invalid I think it
> > is preferable to support it anyway, esp. because leaving values
> > uninitialized and even causing a division by zero is really bad anyway
> > (and it even leaves e.g. MPlayer thinking this is a video file...).
> looks ok

hmm ive just noticed baptiste is maintainer of aiff ...
so its his decission

but id like to repeat that ffmpeg CANNOT reject files just because they
are not conforming to specs, we would be rejecting >50% of all files
otherwise and ffmpeg would be unuseable

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