[Matroska-devel] Unknown size

Ralph Giles giles at thaumas.net
Thu Sep 20 00:36:23 CEST 2012


On 12-09-15 6:49 AM, Steve Lhomme wrote:
> In general an unknown size element ends when an element of similar or
> higher level is found.

Sorry, this confused me. How do I know I've found a new element at a
similar level if I don't know the current element's size? I thought one
had to rely on the parent element's size or, if that's also unknown, the
end of the file.

Is one supposed to scan for expected element tags instead?

 -r



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