[Matroska-devel] Re: seekhead/info

Pamel paul at msn.com
Fri Nov 28 03:01:01 CET 2003


"Ronald Bultje" wrote...
> is seekhead mandatory in a stream?

Yes.  Although a good demuxer should be able to locate all of the needed level 1
elements without the Seekhead using brute force in case the file is damaged.

> And is order of these elements in an
> EBML stream fixed (i.e., is seekhead + info always the first two masters
> in an matroska segment)?

I think that it was recently decided that certain elements are, IE: "The
seekhead should always be the first level 1 element."  However, I can not find
this in the specs currently.


Pamel






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