[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] faad decoding error return

Mike Melanson mike
Mon Mar 6 03:16:38 CET 2006

Oded Shimon wrote:
> so maybe I can start working on this... Are there any (readable) specs 
> somewhere?

	Perhaps the most readable specs you will find anywhere are the ones I 
have been compiling in the MultimediaWiki. I'm obsessed with the "nuts 
and bolts" operations of codecs, i.e., everything you need to know to 
write a piece of software to interpret a format. These are the basics:


And for decoding low complexity (LC) stereo audio data from Apple 
QuickTime files (most common):


Work in progress, of course, but hopefully it will whet your 
appetite/steel your nerves for what's to come.

	Have fun...
	-Mike Melanson

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