[matroska-devel] Re: OMF container format from AVID - the basis for AAF

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme at free.fr
Wed Jul 2 14:33:41 CEST 2003

> The use of the Bento container provides the foundation for building an
> extensible interchange format. The Avid OMF Object Model is an
> insightful design for capturing edit data. As a whole, the format
> provides the capability of interchanging very rich edit information
> about a project. This comes at the cost of abstraction and complexity –
> in other words, it is not so easy to understand.

IMO it just proves that it sucks ;)

BTW, with Avid support they surely have a good user base (professional
digital edition). That would be great to convince Avid to use matroska (for


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