Ronald S. Bultje
rbultje at ronald.bitfreak.net
Mon Feb 2 13:35:36 CET 2004
On Mon, 2004-02-02 at 18:16, David I. Lehn wrote:
> * Benjamin Otte <in7y118 at public.uni-hamburg.de> [2004-02-02T10:34:50-0500]:
> > Which reminds me: Everyone that wants to understand how hard GStreamer is
> > is highly encouraged to write a complete demuxer. (incl. working in
> > spider, seeking, queries, funny events coming in at funny times (like
> > during setup), getting timestamps/offsets correct, handling broken data
> > (partially downloaded files or streams from the net) and such things).
> > oggdemux taught me again how complicated GStreamer is in some places, if
> > you intend to do it right...
> Try and do a brain dump of all this into the docs someday. ;)
I have a pre-version of that in the PWG. I added some notes on muxers,
demuxers, N-to-N elements etc. in the 'other' section.
I intend to make the PWG our source-of-wisdom. It's much more accessible
than docs/random/ notes.
Ronald Bultje <rbultje at ronald.bitfreak.net>
Linux Video/Multimedia developer
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