[MPlayer-users] can't play certain matroska files using vdpau

Dominique Michel dominique.michel at vtxnet.ch
Thu Jan 19 16:26:41 CET 2012

Le Thu, 19 Jan 2012 15:05:54 +0100,
Marcin 'Rambo' Roguski <rambo at id.uw.edu.pl> a écrit :

> > When mp3 was created there was no consumer device that could play it
> > back - so why invent mp3?

To give an opportunity to mplayer and alsaplayer to play them back -:)

> Because it was to be a standard for digital communication and radio
> broadcast. Not an immensly successful format of loose audio
> compression.

More seriously, it was for the money. Hopefully, some radios stations
don't want to pay for something that is not needed:

"We have the heroes we deserve."

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