[MPlayer-cvslog] CVS: main/DOCS/tech mpcf.txt,1.67,1.68

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Fri Mar 4 16:16:08 CET 2005

On Fri, Mar 04, 2005 at 04:45:03PM +0200, Ivan Kalvachev wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Mar 2005 20:06:14 -0500
> D Richard Felker III <dalias at aerifal.cx> wrote:
> [...]
> > 
> > there's also the idea we had while arguing with ivan and others, of
> > making a separate 'nut recovery' file that would contain all the
> > packet headers but not data, and that could be distributed to repair
> > corrupt files. if we made a spec for such a thing, it could also serve
> > as an external-index file and be stored alongside the nut file for
> > applications with slow-media..
> > 
> > rich
> > 
> Just for the protocol. I was against separate files!
> I know rich's secret plan includes dropping these files so nobody can find them when they are needed.

The nice thing is that anyone who has an uncorrupted copy of the .nut
file can make this recovery file for themselves and keep it or share
it with others. And someone releasing files can include the md5sums
for the recovery files (or ed2k sums if you prefer :).


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