[Ffmpeg-devel] samples database

Attila Kinali attila
Mon Jul 10 00:01:34 CEST 2006

On Sun, 09 Jul 2006 14:55:34 -0700
Mike Melanson <mike at multimedia.cx> wrote:

> Roberto Togni wrote:
> > Basically the problem of a "directory" sorting (be it phisical or
> > virtual) is that the content is sorted with just one key, a searchable
> > system aims to solve this.
> I admit that my CSV idea is inherently sub-optimal in that this type of
> data is invariably better suited for a relational database that a
> spreadsheet. So the data in the CSV file is likely to look like a
> monolithic, highly non-normalized database table.
> But, like I said-- lazy, pragmatic solution.

Yes, it's suboptimal. But csv is a very good data format
to be exported. IMHO it's a trivial matter of perl or python
to extract any data out of the csv needed.

			Attila Kinali

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