[Matroska-devel] EBML data type constraints

wm4 nfxjfg at googlemail.com
Thu Jul 2 14:43:25 CEST 2015

On Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:37:38 +0200
Moritz Bunkus <moritz at bunkus.org> wrote:

> Hey,
> On 2015-07-02 13:54, wm4 wrote:
> > Again, can we please distinguish between what a EBML consumer has to
> > accept, and what a EBML producer is allowed to write?
> > 
> > Here we would for example specify that a reader has to expect 0-sized
> > integer elements, but that a writer should not use them.
> I would be fine with such a wording, for the two integer cases at least.
> For floating points only 4 and 8 should be allowed at all.

I agree. Though I'd lobby that strings with zero bytes are also
discouraged this way.

Maybe calling them "deprecated" is the right wording?

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