"Andrew Bachmann" <shatty@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Marcus Overhagen <marcusoverhagen@xxxxxxxx> wrote: > > > As an initial hint, why not? As a codec writer, I should have a > > > good > > > idea about how good my codec is at parsing a certain stream?! > > It adds complexity. Each codec would have to publish for each > > format > > a confidence or priority level. I don't think that adding all this > > does bode > > well. > I agree with Marcus. In fact, I would go farther and say that the > "right" > way to handle codec capability reporting would have to supply the > stream itself to the codec. It's unreasonable to expect that the > extractor > would be able to fully characterize the stream in all possibly > relevant > ways. This would require some restructuring and is not necessary for > R1. Yes, I think this makes some sense. But the codec should only be able to deny the request then; it shouldn't be necessary to ask all codecs for proper support in that case. Bye, Axel.