[Matroska-devel] Added lacing

Alexander Noé alexander.noe at s2001.tu-chemnitz.de
Wed Oct 15 12:56:47 CEST 2003


Steve Lhomme wrote:

> - I will make some tests between different ways to store the sign in 
> the EBML lacing. Namely the way I put in the specs and the way Alexnoe 
> suggested of putting a signed value directly in the EBML. I'll make 
> some speed tests and see which one is better to read/write 
> (performance should be best for reading)... If anyone wants to code 
> that before myself (tonight or friday evening), feel free ;) 

I've already implemented both versions, and it really does not matter. 
Since you could use lookup tables
for both cases for small sizes, the performance is equal as well. Leave 
it as it is in the specs (large
sizes rarely occur).



Alex




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