[Matroska-devel] RFC on implementing metadata-handling for per-chapter track-splitting on extraction

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme at free.fr
Thu Nov 25 10:38:09 CET 2004


Vegard Pettersen a écrit :
> What I am currently looking at, is extracting only parts of a matroska track, 
> and handling the metadata-modifications that this entails.

Good. That's a basic goal a lot of ppl are looking for.

> As an example, extracting specific CD-tracks for a flac-file with 13 tracks 
> requires modifications of the file-headers on output and so on. 
> Since I expect this to be required for other files than flacs, I'm wondering 
> if you have any views on how to implement this so as for it to be more easily 
> expandable to handling metadata for all filetypes.

 From what I understand you don't want _just_ to cut the binary file, 
but also make it playable :) For Matroska there is a lot of data to 
keep. You can have a basic view of what a Matroska file contain here :

http://www.matroska.org/technical/diagram/

Further questions can take place here or on IRC :)



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