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Re: DVD (video) and Fedora



On Saturday, 07 February 2009 at 13:06, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Basil Mohamed Gohar wrote:
> >On Sat, 2009-02-07 at 17:06 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> >>Remember that OGG is a container and doesn't restrict the choice of 
> >>codecs. Also Webkit has no native support for gstreamer codecs. it 
> >>varies by the platform.
> >>
> >>Rahul
> >>
> >If I'm not mistaken, I do believe Ogg as a container only supports other
> >Xiph-related codecs.
> 
> Dirac was originally developed by BBC but fits into Ogg. Sure, you 
> cannot fit in arbitrary codecs into arbitrary containers but considering 
> the world of free and non-patent encumbered codecs, Ogg can fit in, just 
> fine.

On the contrary, you *can* fit arbitrary codecs into well-designed containers
like Matroska (even if it's over-engineered) or NUT. Apple Quicktime MOV
container is pretty flexible too (and the spec is open).

Regards,
R.

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