[Matroska-devel] codec as attachment

jcsston at jory.info jcsston at jory.info
Thu May 26 23:25:56 CEST 2005


Tobias Weber wrote:
> Hi,
> as a reason for playback problems on Windows I heard that .mkv contain 
> the needed codecs which would clash with the ones already installed.
> I found it rather unlikely that somebody would put platform dependant 
> program code into a video file, and couldn't find evidence for it on the 
> website. Was something like that ever planned?
> 

This has been talked about before. However the possibly for abuse, ex.
viruses and malware put a damper on the idea.

Jory
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