[gst-devel] mediatypes for AMR

Sebastian Dröge slomo at circular-chaos.org
Tue May 8 11:15:20 CEST 2007

Am Dienstag, den 08.05.2007, 08:50 +0200 schrieb Stefan Kost:
> hi,
> while updating the media type in PWG I discovered that imho the  
> mediatypes for AMR are "unusual".
> 1.) Since when do we use uppercase ?
> 2.) Why is there: "audio/amr","audio/AMR","audio/AMR-WB"
> If there is "audio/amr-wb", then "audio/amr" should be "audio/amr-nb".  
> On the other hand imho we could stick to "audio/amr" and use:
> * amrversion="{nb,wb}"
> * use the rate=8000/16000
> to differenciate.
> As amrwb is still in -bad I guess its okay to change it there. What  
> are you thinking about it? Should we also add the lowercase version to  
> amrnb and mark the uppercase as deprecated (the lowercase ne could get  
> the armversion attribute too).

It's already used outside of -bad though, same as for the Wavpack caps.
For example libgstriff/wavparse uses the amr caps already, maybe
matroskamux/demuxer, etc... I don't think it's possible to change those
caps now without getting problems.

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