[MPlayer-users] Re: Free audio codec for .AVI files ?

Alexander Noé alexander.noe at s2001.tu-chemnitz.de
Tue Jan 27 19:46:59 CET 2004

Jan Knutar wrote:

>>5. MKV wastes a considerable amount of space (though not as much as
>>   OGM) on overhead, mainly due to the horrible "EBML" encoding and
>>   useless checksums.
>I'm puzzled by checksums... I mean... What can they do other than say 
>"this frame is broken"

>, or something such, a fact which would be 
>discovered anyway, when attempting to decode that frame and having to 
>try conceal the errors?
No one currently writes any check sums for non-level-1 elements...any i 
hope no one ever
writes a CRC for each block...


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