[Matroska-devel] Re: [Ffmpeg-devel] Adding matroska support to FFMPEG via libmatroska/libebml, in C++ ?

Måns Rullgård mru at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Oct 13 23:51:15 CEST 2003

Roman Shaposhnick <rvs at sun.com> writes:

> It may sound funny, but that's how I judge an A/V format I know
> nothing of: if it can be written in good understandable C and
> the implementation is short enough to be grasped by just looking
> at C source -- than it's a good one.

The existence of a good specification is also requirement.  The MPEG
formats are excellent in this respect.

> P.S. Granted, I suppose, there are a lot of examples when a 
> potentially good format could be completely screwed by the 
> implementation (take libpng for example) but still...

Ogg also comes to mind.

Måns Rullgård
mru at users.sf.net

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