[Matroska-devel] Proposal for future EBML

Rodrigo Madera rodrigo.madera at gmail.com
Tue May 12 00:34:19 CEST 2009

I started reading your document. I read:
Note on compatibility: This specification is breaks binary compatibility
with the existing ebml specification...

I immediately closed your website.


On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 7:03 PM, Remco Bloemen <remco at qubis.nl> wrote:

> Dear Matroska and ebml developers,
> First of all, thank you for this sensible and efficient standard! It is
> just
> wonderful how the ebml element overhead can be as low as the size of an '<'
> character in an utf16 encoded xml document :)
> About three years ago there where some messages in the mailing list about a
> future ebml specification which would include things like namespaces and a
> schema. I am working on a concrete proposal for such an extension. The
> draft
> proposal can be found at:
> http://www.qubis.nl/ebml/Ebmlv2.html
> I am also working on a lean C# implementation of this proposal which I will
> release when it is ready. I might port it to C++ should this be useful.
> Main Question: Is there still interest in a future version of ebml? If so,
> I
> would appreciate it if you review my proposal. Should a rationale be
> missing
> or unclear, please ask me.
> Should it be of interest, I intend to use this slightly improved ebml as a
> means of data storage and network communication in some future projects of
> Qubis.
> Kind regards,
> Remco Bloemen
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