[matroska-devel] Re: container format MPCF ( mplayer media container format )

ChristianHJW christian at matroska.org
Sun Feb 16 23:15:47 CET 2003

"Michael Niedermayer" <michaelni at gmx.at> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:200302081955.40434.michaelni at gmx.at...
> currently the index at the end is required for normal files (realtime
> are an exception) but the index can be repeated if the muxer wants to
> it, this IMHO doesnt add any complexity to either the muxer or demuxer but
> its more flexible for thouse crazy ppl who want a few copies of the index
> Michael

matroska Team came up with the very same solution. EBML allows us to repeat
the meta seek tables ( = index ) as many times as we want in the file, but
we normally write it at the end.



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