[MPlayer-users] Feature Request: Ogg encapsulation
petter.sundlof at findus.dhs.org
Mon Feb 25 18:13:02 CET 2002
Petr Ketner wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On Mon, 25 Feb 2002 08:25:35 -0700 (MST)
> Mike Melanson <melanson at pcisys.net> wrote:
> > [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > On Mon, 25 Feb 2002, BlackRider wrote:
> > > > mplayer will support this AS SOON AS the author of dshwo filter releases
> > > > teh sources or someone reverse engineer the format... (not trivial ogg
> > > > packets)
> > > >
> > > > i see many of you wants this... so let's contact the author and force him
> > > > to send the sources... he promised it a week ago, but still not sent...
> > >
> > > And why you can't use libogg?
> > I'm certainly no expert on this matter, but based on what I've
> > been able to pick up from the conversation, I'm guessing that the Ogg
> > standard provides for proprietary, application-specific extensions, and
> > that there's a popular application out there producing Ogg files with such
> > a proprietary extension. My wager is that we're waiting for information on
> > the dshow filter extensions.
> this is from ogg vorbis homepage:
> Ogg Vorbis is a completely open, patent-free, professional audio encoding and
> streaming technology with all the benefits of Open Source.
> This dont sounds much proprietary...
Since it uses a BSD style license, it can be transformed into something
proprietary... especially so if the use of it in this way becomes
popular. Look at the dshow stuff... it doesn't provide much free use of
> > A'rpi, am I getting warm?
> > --
> > -Mike Melanson
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