[Matroska-devel] Segment hard/soft/medium linking

Moritz Bunkus moritz at bunkus.org
Fri Mar 11 14:58:48 CET 2005


> - hard linking, that's when you split a segment. The resulting segments
> have continuous timecodes. They are linked using PrevUID and NextUID. In
> the end, on playback the user should see them as just one (the original
> unsplit). Chapters only reference content from the segment they are in
> (so segments should be merged on playback).
> Hard linking is somehow like .VOB files but in a more liberal way.
> Mosu and alexnoe, could you confirm that splitting works this way in
> your software ?

"yes" for mkvmerge.


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