[Matroska-users] EBML as custom game archive format

Steve Lhomme slhomme at matroska.org
Sat May 12 08:47:56 CEST 2012


I think for archiving ZIP or RAR are just fine formats. EBML is good
for custom storage. One thing it does well is the possibility to void
some old content and write more at the end. Not sure the other formats
can do that.

On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 10:58 PM, Kip Warner <kip at thevertigo.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-05-08 at 16:23 +0200, Steve Lhomme wrote:
>> Not that we are aware of. But it's likely many people are using EBML
>> for various reasons without telling anyone. I once used it to store
>> SSL certificates for example.
>
> Thanks Steve. I guess I am leaning towards abandoning the idea since
> nobody seems to be able to come up with any good reasons for rolling out
> EBML as custom game archive format. Do let me know if you happen to come
> with any.
>
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> Kip Warner -- Software Engineer
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Steve Lhomme
Matroska association Chairman


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