[Matroska-devel] Re: Multi-Angle

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme at free.fr
Fri Sep 17 13:05:12 CEST 2004

Paul Bryson a écrit :

>>2. 'Put angles in the same track sequentially'
> I think I was thinking of this differently.  If you have a video where it 
> begins with part A, has a part B, and ends with part D, but there is an 
> alternate 'angle' for part B called part C, then you could store it like 
> this:
> [A][B][D][C]
> The beginning timecodes of part C would be right after the last timecode of 
> part D.  This has the drawback of part C eventually being played in a player 
> that doesn't honor Chapters, and also the possibility of a pause that I 
> mentioned earlier.

This is not clean timecode-wise at all. We should not enforce the use of 
/managed/ chapters to play a multi-angle file. Actually it should play 
without chapters.

> Really I think that you should leave all VIDEO tracks labeled as such.  The 
> chances of any issues from this are too remotely small to be concerned 
> about.  If some player out there does have an issue, then it must not be 
> respecting the track's  FlagDefault element and it should be fixed.  No need 
> to change the specs.

/me applauses Atamido :)

I forgot about the FlagDefault which is track-type dependant:
" 	Set if the track is the default for its TrackType."

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