[NUT-devel] [PATCH] fourcc spec

Måns Rullgård mru at inprovide.com
Fri Apr 28 09:46:44 CEST 2006

Luca Barbato <lu_zero at gentoo.org> writes:

> Oded Shimon wrote:
> [deadlines!]
> mp3 -> mp3
> h26x -> h26x (including "h263+" if you really want to differentiate)
> Vorbis -> vorbis
> Snow -> snow
> mpegX -> mpegX (mpeg1/mpeg2)
> General rule: take the Codec name or standard definition that fits the
> least number of chars and turn it lowercase (eg:
> "ISO14496-2;MPEG-4;XviD;XVID;xvid;DX50;DIVX;FM40;h263" -> h263)

mpeg4 != h263

> In case of collision due features not always implemented the fallback
> will be either a specific standard name (eg h263 vs h263+) or a common
> fourcc (last chance).
> Does it looks too naive?

Seems sensible.  The problem is only with codecs that don't have an
official name, like some of Mike's game stuff.

Måns Rullgård
mru at inprovide.com

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