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RE: Canvas, Audio, Video Test Submission

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2010 10:44:39 -0400
To: Kris Krueger <krisk@microsoft.com>
Cc: James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, Matthew Gregan <kinetik@flim.org>, "'public-html-testsuite@w3.org' (public-html-testsuite@w3.org)" <public-html-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1277822679.2271.11.camel@chacal>
On Fri, 2010-06-25 at 23:19 +0000, Kris Krueger wrote:
> Though this is really a bad api design...
> If one implemented malloc that maybe returned a valid pointer or probably returned a valid pointer.
> The consumers of this malloc would be doomed to failure.

I'm not sure how it could be better done otherwise. For example, MP4 has
so many profiles that it's hard to guarantee in advance if the decoder
will be able to decode the stream, without looking at the stream itself.

Philippe
Received on Tuesday, 29 June 2010 14:44:44 GMT

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