[Matroska-devel] Hi, question about the MKV tags

Moritz Bunkus moritz at bunkus.org
Mon Feb 14 11:08:52 CET 2011


On Monday 14 February 2011 11:04:43 Santiago Jimeno wrote:

> Then I should also understand that the padding that continues to an element
> (as segment child) should be for later use of that element and to respect
> it.

Hmm not really. A void element doesn't have any such semantics -- it's
simply a placeholder where other elements can be written.

> Is it this way the thing?. Will it be respected?

Certainly not.

> Because it can happen that if somebody needs to write Tags and he finds a
> big padding in Segment, for example after SeekInfo or after Tracks, he
> writes the Tags there and annul somehow the possibility to modify the
> element that preceded it .

That's what mmg/mkvpropedit do already with chapters and soon with

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