[MPlayer-cvslog] CVS: main/DOCS/tech mpcf.txt,1.126,1.127

Michael Niedermayer CVS syncmail at mplayerhq.hu
Wed Mar 8 13:37:13 CET 2006

CVS change done by Michael Niedermayer CVS

Update of /cvsroot/mplayer/main/DOCS/tech
In directory mail:/var2/tmp/cvs-serv1684

Modified Files:
Log Message:
remove info streams
add new rules

awaiting flames and comments

Index: mpcf.txt
RCS file: /cvsroot/mplayer/main/DOCS/tech/mpcf.txt,v
retrieving revision 1.126
retrieving revision 1.127
diff -u -r1.126 -r1.127
--- mpcf.txt	5 Mar 2006 07:06:34 -0000	1.126
+++ mpcf.txt	8 Mar 2006 12:37:10 -0000	1.127
@@ -277,10 +277,6 @@
-    info_packet
-    packet_footer
     coded_pts                           v
     stream = coded_pts % stream_count
@@ -420,9 +416,7 @@
     0    video
     1    audio
     2    subtiles
-    3    metadata
     4    userdata
-    in metadata streams each frame contains exactly one info frame
     Note: the remaining values are reserved and MUST NOT be used
           a demuxer MUST ignore streams with reserved classes
@@ -764,22 +758,14 @@
-All info packets with the same chapter_id and stream_id are repeated info
-packets and MUST be binary identical.
-All info packets MUST appear after main headers at begginning of file, and
-SHOULD be repeated after all main headers unless they are very large.
-Info frames can be used to describe the file or some part of it (chapters)
-Info SHOULD be stored in global packets instead of info streams/frames if
-possible, and the amount of data is not large.
+If a info packet is stored anywhere then a muxer MUST also store an identical
+info packet after every main-stream-header set
-If 2 info frames have the same chapter_id and stream_id then the earlier
-MUST be ignored (the last info frame is the most correct, this allows
-updating or correcting info)
+If a demuxer has seen several info packets with the same chapter_id and
+stream_id then it MUST ignore all but the one with the highest position in
+the file
-Info frames MUST be keyframes
+demxuxers SHOULD not search the whole file for info packets
 demuxer (non-normative):

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