[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/4] avformat/oggenc: make flac the default for oga muxer

Michael Niedermayer michael at niedermayer.cc
Mon Jul 11 18:38:03 EEST 2016

On Mon, Jul 11, 2016 at 11:41:20AM -0300, James Almer wrote:
> On 7/11/2016 11:11 AM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 06, 2016 at 08:25:24PM -0300, James Almer wrote:
> >> While not enforced, RFC 5334[1] recommends to use the .oga extension
> >> for all audio codecs except Vorbis (.ogg) and Speex (.spx)
> > 
> > a recommandition to use .oga when Y does not imply a recommandition
> > of the reverse (.oga -> Y)
> > unless  miss or missunderstan something
> Well, we clearly can't choose an extension based on the codec used
> during muxing, but we can make libavformat default to flac when no
> codec is specified and oga output is requested, much like we do
> with Speex when using .spx and Opus when using .opus, both also

maybe the commit message should mention that the change allows simpler
selection of flac in ogg from the command line

knowing that, the change makes sense to me ...

> non enforced recommendations.
> It's not like it forbids the use of other codecs, like it evidently
> happens with video codecs in patch 3.
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