[Matroska-devel] Spec Change (chapter start time)

Mike Matsnev mike at po.cs.msu.su
Sat Jan 8 18:13:04 CET 2005


Steve Lhomme wrote:
> PS: It has been decided that for infinite still frames we will use a 
> "custom" command, using our own Chapter Codec. But we need to define it 
> now, so that I can add it to DMX (for the moment it outputs something 
> with a big TODO).
> 
> What kind of command should it be ?
> - loop this ChapterAtom infinitely
> - loop this ChapterAtom a given number of time (-1 = infinite)
> - jump to a given timecode
> 
> I prefer option #2
This is tricky to implement because you need to attach state to such
chapters. I'd vote for #3

> Also how are we going to store our commands ? A statis struct-like 
> format ? Or something EBML like ? With the command ID, the length of the 
> command and the command data...
Use plain ascii.

/Mike



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