[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Exporting virtual timelines as stream side data

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Tue Mar 27 23:33:19 EEST 2018

On Tue, 27 Mar 2018 16:11:11 -0400
Dave Rice <dave at dericed.com> wrote:

> > On Mar 27, 2018, at 4:01 PM, Derek Buitenhuis <derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > On 3/27/2018 8:52 PM, Rostislav Pehlivanov wrote:  
> >> I think we should drop the internal crap if the tools and the API support
> >> it. Would also solve a lot of issues like ffmpeg.c not trimming the start
> >> frame (so people complain all the time about longer files).  
> > 
> > I personally agree, but I thought I'd be diplomatic about it, since it would
> > technically be losing a 'feature', since it would no longer Just Work(ish)
> > and require user applications to apply timelines themselves - and I figured
> > some would argue that point.  
> +1 I’m willing to contribute what information or samples would be needed to help with Matroska support with virtual timelines. IMO, this would be a valuable feature to have in ffmpeg.
> Dave Rice

Some explanations how this interacts with editions would be good.
Or documenting ordered chapters and segment linking in the mkv "spec"
at all.

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