[matroska-devel] Re: AVI compatibility misunderstanding

Christian HJ Wiesner chris at wiesneronline.net
Mon Feb 17 18:54:47 CET 2003

Moritz Bunkus wrote:

>>- reconstruct all the data it needs to be able to call an audio 
>>DirectShow filter ( MP3, AC3 ), maybe by storing WAVEFORMATEX info from 
>>the most used codecs and channel setups ( AC3 2.0 , AC3 5.1 etc. ) in a 
>>table somewhere, and by completing that when calling the filter
>Shouldn't each and every 'filter' or demuxer or whatever you may call
>it be able to do that without any WAVEFORMATEX structure stored in a
>Matroska file? That's what containers are about, isn't it?

once we will have UCI the matroska demuxer/parser will call UCI plugins 
for that, we wont need DShow filters than anymore .... this is just a 
contemporary solution until we have UCI or another working codec API, 
and can start coding decoder plugins



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