[Ffmpeg-devel] On2 Flix Engine uses memcoder in commerical Flix Engine

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme
Fri Apr 28 14:08:23 CEST 2006

John Koleszar wrote:
> Rich Felker wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 27, 2006 at 02:10:51PM -0400, John Koleszar wrote:
>>> Diego Biurrun wrote:
>>>> Out of curiosity: Why do you mux to Ogg?  It has very little going for
>>>> it..
>>> Rather than inventing a new container format, I wanted to use something
>>> existing. Ogg was the only one I knew of at the time that allowed you to
>>> write a well formatted stream without seeking, a requirement since the
>>> data is sent over a pipe.
>> NUT is the best choice for this -- it's specifically designed with the
>> goal of writing without seeking and never causing more buffering/delay
>> than necessary. However...
> The thing that amazes me is that nobody else set those as design goals
> before. It just seems so fundamental to me. Dare you concede that ogg
> got one thing right? :)

I think you forgot another container that is already in use: matroska.
BTW, MPEG TS can do that too, no ?

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