[Matroska-devel] File with no SeekHead

Moritz Bunkus moritz at bunkus.org
Sat Sep 15 12:09:32 CEST 2012


On Sat, Sep 15, 2012 at 11:57 AM, Steve Lhomme <slhomme at matroska.org> wrote:

> I don't understand the confusion in the spec (luckily). It says this
> for SeekPosition:
> "The position of the element in the segment in octets (0 = first level
> 1 element)."

The first level 1 element does not HAVE to be located exactly there.
There could also be an EbmlVoid element or there could just be a bunch
of 0s. Yes, that would be stretching the specs, but it is not 100%
clear. That's why I changed the wording today.

Kind regards,

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