[matroska-general] Re: How to choose EBML IDs ?

Pamel paul at msn.com
Sat Jul 5 05:58:24 CEST 2003


"Steve Lhomme" <steve.lhomme at free.fr> wrote
> The downside of this is that even with 3 bits (up to 8 levels) you only
have
> 4 bits (16 values) for Class A (1 octet) elements. 16 is not enough at
least
> for matroska and maybe for you too.

I think you could get away with only 16 Class A ID's in Matroska.  You would
just want to only use them on the most commonly used elements, ie. the
BlockGroup ID's.  Possibly the CRC element.  Other elements could easily be
Class B or C.  Of course, this isn't really an option as files are always
being created.


Pamel



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