[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Get rid of SAMPLE_FMT_S24

Mike Melanson mike
Sun Nov 18 17:59:50 CET 2007

Mike Melanson wrote:
> Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
>> In contrary I think a better mechanism should be added, like 
>> WAVEFORMATEXTENSIBLE does, if you want to tell application that sample 
>> is on 24 bits but stored on 32 bits.
> Well, not exactly. 24-bit PCM on a DVD is stored in a special way that
> always requires software unpacking anyway. Here are the details:
>   http://wiki.multimedia.cx/index.php?title=PCM#DVD_24-Bit_PCM

Oops, context: The above was in response to the passage, "There are 24
bits ints stored, in dvd pcm and aes 3 at least."

	-Mike Melanson

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