[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] h264 bitstream filter

Trent Piepho xyzzy
Mon Sep 3 22:03:34 CEST 2007

On Mon, 3 Sep 2007, Benoit Fouet wrote:
> M??ns Rullg??rd wrote:
> Benoit Fouet wrote:
>> Aurelien Jacobs wrote:
>>> I haven't read the code and I don't know much about the subject,
>>> but from previous discussion, here is what comes to my mind:
>>>   h264_nal2annexB
>>> Well, annexB is not a very nice name, but if there is no better name
>>> clearly associtated to this, then just use annexB.
>> what is described in annex B is also NAL units
>> so i don't think this name will fit neither...
> Annex B describes a syntax for storing NAL units in a bytestream.  The
> format of NAL units is described elsewhere.
> That said, I of the suggestions so far I prefer h264_mp4toannexb, but
> please use a lower-case b.  Mixed case looks so Java.

In the standard, it says stuff like:

"Annex B \n Byte stream format"
"B.1 Byte stream NAL unit syntax and semantics"
"B.2 Byte stream NAL unit decoding process"

That phase "Byte stream NAL unit" is used over and over.  So maybe
something like bsnal or bsNAL?

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