[Matroska-devel] Matroska Pack 1.0.2 Doesn't Support XviD 1.0.1Properly
Liisachan at faireal.net
Sun Jul 18 15:43:24 CEST 2004
Christian HJ Wiesner <chris at matroska.org> wrote:
> in fact this is one of the most annoying problems in the current
> matroska packs, and we are well aware of this.
good to know anyway that it is a known problem.
This problem is not essentially fatal, a user can just updated
ffdshow, or use XviD decoder. Nothing to do with Matroska.
The skippy audio bug in MatroskaSplitter 22.214.171.124+
on the other hand, is an essential problem in Matroska on
Windows, which I do hope will be solved asap,
even by a workaround.
> The big problem is, all newer versions of ffdshow are coming ( which i
> find VERY annoying to be honest ) with FFvfw bundled, and for licensing
> reasons we definitely decided againt distributing a working MPEG4
> encoder in our packs. Some of our team are family men or have a job, we
> cant risk to have the MPEG-LA standing outside our houses and trying to
> sue us for millions of US$'s of lost revenues, because matroska pack is
> distributed several 10.000 times per months ( check
> http://packs.matroska.org to get numbers ).
> What we need is a newer ffdshow build, but WITHOUT FFvfw bundled !!!
> Frankly speaking, i dont like the way ffdshow has been taking lately, no
> offense to Milan. Sure, FFMPEG is a very powerful library, but IMO its
> wrong to try to make an 'all-in-one' DirectShow filter based on it, as
> this is completely against the idea of DirectShow.
> Anyhow, we are well aware that the next packs have to come with such an
> updated decoder, one way or another, as now there are more and more XviD
> 1.x copies floating around. Thanks again for pointing us to that, we
> really have to adress this soon.
> Best regards
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