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

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme
Fri Apr 28 18:17:39 CEST 2006

M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Steve Lhomme said:
>> 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.
> Matroska is overly complicated and bloated.

What do you find complicated ?

Given 3 developers wrote their own parser simply based on the one HTML 
page of specs.

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