[Matroska-general] Minutes of the IRC meeting about the new matroska packs - 9th august 2004

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme at free.fr
Mon Aug 9 17:55:17 CEST 2004

Moritz Bunkus a écrit :

>>*2.* Soon after the new packs are released *we will start a test phase 
>>of the new splitter filter from Haali* , only on user forums with a high 
>>technical level, i.e. Hydrogenaudio.org, Doom9, Corecodec.com .
> I agree with this. Steve: just to make sure that you understand the
> objections I had on IRC. I don't want the _release dates_ of both the
> 'stable' and the 'alpha' packs to be coupled. Both should have their own
> timeframe, and if they happen to be identical for some obscure reason
> then that's fine. But delaying the 'stable' release for the 'alpha'
> release is IMHO not good.

I didn't say anything different. They both have different goals.

> I doubt it. All of these already use the very same code base (Ronald
> Bultje's code. He has written the gstreamer plugin himself, same for the
> libavformat ( = FFMPEG) module with some minor help from me. The one in
> mplayer was written by Aurelien Jacobs, but it is based heavily on the
> gstreamer's code ( = c&p for most parts, especially the low-level EBML
> handling and stuff like that)).

That's cool if all the C applications use the same library :)

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