[Matroska-devel] Timestamp precision in matroska files

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme at free.fr
Tue Jan 6 20:17:14 CET 2004


Alexander Noé wrote:

> Christian HJ Wiesner wrote:
> 
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> here an interesting log from #foobar2000 :
>> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
>>
>> <ChrisHJW> DEATH : are you here ?
>>  <DEATH> yes
>>  <ChrisHJW> DEATH : there is an alpha muxer to write MKA files with 
>> factor 10 higher time resolution
>>  <ChrisHJW> 100 µs
>>  <Case> not enough
> 
> 
> The scale can be adjusted by will.
> 
>>  <ChrisHJW> or is 10 µs ok ?
>>  <Case> is not for high rates
> 
> 
> Then we need a new block type, with more than 16 bits for the timecode.

What about the same Block using a new attached (in BlockMore) containing 
the number of samples since the beggining ? A la Granule Pos.
This could apply to video for the number of frames too.

That's backward compatible and add a neat feature.




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