[NUT-devel] Codec id - random notes

Oded Shimon ods15 at ods15.dyndns.org
Sat Jun 24 15:29:40 CEST 2006

On Sat, Jun 24, 2006 at 02:20:26PM +0100, Måns Rullgård wrote:
> Rich Felker <dalias at aerifal.cx> writes:
> > On Sat, Jun 24, 2006 at 01:27:24PM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> >> so IMHO a id system must be able to achive the following, if it doesnt
> >> then IMHO its not worth considering
> >> 1. streamcopy (without decoder) every valid non broken stream from
> >> avi,mov,ogg to nut and produce a valid and playable file
> >
> > this is inherently impossible due to missing pts. you must have a
> > decoder (or at least a parser) to streamcopy from avi.
> I consider pts != dts in avi broken.

OK, but B frames in mpeg PS files is not broken (at least according to 
ISO...), yet still needs a decoder/parser to figure out pts for every 
frame :)

- ods15

More information about the NUT-devel mailing list