[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] attachments support in matroska demuxer

Måns Rullgård mans
Sun Jan 20 19:19:50 CET 2008

Reimar D?ffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de> writes:

> Hello,
> On Sun, Jan 20, 2008 at 05:42:23PM +0100, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
>> M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> [...]
>> > I feel sorry for all you people who were raised on AVI files.  I
>> > really do...
>> Im not an avi fan either ;)
> Well, I may be in a minority, but I prefer AVI for the fact that it
> is a mess due to evolution and some "clueless" people doing stupid
> out-of-spec things

AVI is a mess due to lack of design.

> whereas MPEG is a mess by design without any special reason

I disagree about MPEG being a mess.  It is perfectly suited to its
intended purpose.  I have never claimed it to be fully featured.

> and mov and mxf are a mess by design by trying to do everything with
> one format and lots of inconsistent implementations by so-called
> "professionals".

MOV, with its derivative MP4, and MXF are indeed a mess by design.
The ironic thing is that nobody in the industry likes those formats.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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