[gst-devel] Is AIFF support really -bad?

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Tue Aug 24 17:43:25 CEST 2010

On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 12:00 AM, Cedric Hombourger
<chombourger at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Developing a commercial product using GStreamer for media playback, we have to support AIFF which is currently shipped with gstreamer-plugins-bad.
> Can someone shed some light on why this plugin is currently belonging to -bad: is the code that bad? are there licensing issues? patent issues? Something missing (we could contribute?) for this plugin to go -good?

I think it's a lack of detailed code review, documentation, and tests.
In practice, basic AIFF support seems to work fine.


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