[Ffmpeg-devel] integrating AVS decoding into MPlayer

Mike Melanson mike
Fri Jul 14 21:29:12 CEST 2006

M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Partly.  I also think it is an incredibly bad idea to base an entire
> player around the codec ids used by any single container format,
> especially such an ill-defined one as avi.

A FourCC is a number. It's just a number. It identifies codecs. MPEG
uses numbers to identify codecs, too. Yes, there have been some
collisions regarding numbers/FourCCs, but we've managed to work around
them somehow. Just a number.

A FourCC is just a number. No big deal.

	-Mike Melanson

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