[Matroska-devel] mkv standardization and documentation

Dave Rice dave at dericed.com
Tue Apr 21 18:20:36 CEST 2015


Hi,

> On Apr 21, 2015, at 11:06 AM, Moritz Bunkus <moritz at bunkus.org> wrote:
> 
> Hey,
> 
>> The spec should be completely separate from the source code of these
>> utilities. The source code should not be normative either.
> 
> It's correct that the Foundation repository mixes tools with specs
> (unfortunately). I'd rather not lose the history on any of the two.
> 
> One possibility is to for the repo into one for the specs and one for
> the code, then remove the unwanted parts from each repo. This would also
> require either having duplicates of common code (the »corec« and
> »coremake« stuff) or to use submodules – as some of those tools are
> there solely for converting the specs into code automatically (the stuff
> in the »spectool« directory).
> 
> However, I'm currently unwilling to invest the effort; I've got more
> than enough to do as it is. If someone wants to do it then please speak
> up.

Is this a blocking issue for the other plans?
Dave


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