[Matroska-devel] Add some new Tags?

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme at free.fr
Wed Aug 27 09:42:45 CEST 2003


Jory wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I've been working with the Shell Extension and one the most common info that
> I cannot provide is the bitrate.
> I propose we add a Bitrate tag to the Tag - General element that can be
> filled out by the user, filled by the muxing app, or I could write some code
> to go through all the clusters and blockgroups of a file at calculate the
> bitrate. Either way I think a Tag would be much faster and better than
> generating the bitrate on-the-fly.
> 
> Asking in the channel about this I got a few more requests for tags.
>>From alexnoe: Frame Count

Well, tags usually set to be editable. All these extra informations are 
different, because they are fixed. IMO it would be more logical to put 
these info in the Track field.

What would be the frame count useful for ?

>>From Gabest: Largest Block Size, so you can allocate the output buffers
> exactly.

It already exists, it's called MaxCache (very different from MinCache).




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