[Matroska-devel] Re: CodecPrivate for MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 video

Paul Bryson paul at msn.com
Tue Nov 16 19:51:45 CET 2004

"John Cannon" wrote...
> IMO removing the headers entirely from the stream is a bad idea.  It makes 
> the whole process much more complex and you're separating the codec 
> stream.  It just has to be reinterleaved on playback anyway so it's silly.

I'm sure we've had this discussion before.  I don't feel like actually 
tracking it down in the ML, but it was early in the year, February maybe? 
Anyway, It should be optional.  If the headers are identical for each GOP, 
then why would a decoder need them repeated all the time?


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