[MPlayer-cvslog] CVS: main/DOCS/tech mpcf.txt,1.69,1.70

Oded Shimon ods15 at ods15.dyndns.org
Wed Mar 9 23:37:33 CET 2005

On Wednesday 09 March 2005 21:38, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > I do think that it should be possible to be done it if linear reading is
> > needed..
> what do u want to use a index for if u are limited to sequential/linear
> reads? seeking would be impossible per definition

I know very little about all this indexing stuff/NUT/etc. Just want to throw 
in my 2 cents from a user prospective - A common scenario for me is 
downloading an AVI file linearly from a server, obviously the stream is 
seekable, but because the index is at the end, I can't seek in the file 
unless I do -idx or wait until the whole file is completed...

Personally, I see this as the only fault of AVI, and I understand the 
implementation problems with this, but I'm just saying if anything is 
possible to make NUT be able to support this, it would be great. (Does it 

- ods15

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