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

Mike Matsnev mike at po.cs.msu.su
Mon Mar 14 12:08:33 CET 2005


Steve Lhomme wrote:
> I have added a new element in the specs to handle medium linking. It's 
> "ChapterSegmentUID" which is a segment UID that takes place of a dummy 
> chapter. So that the content of that segment is played in place of that 
> chapter. There is still a pending problem with that, since start/end 
> time shouldn't apply here (to allow changing them independantly of other 
> segments). But so far "ChapterTimeStart" is mandatory. This change is 
> easy to do in the specs/code. But does it make sense and what is the 
> impact ???
Chapter times are essential there, because they allow pulling arbitrary
parts from other segments.

/Mike



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