Re: [codec] draft-ietf-codec-oggopus and "album" gain

lennox@cs.columbia.edu Thu, 28 August 2014 14:55 UTC

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On Monday, August 25 2014, "Ralph Giles" wrote to "codec@ietf.org" saying:

> "By default, implementations of this specification MUST respect the
> 'output gain' field, but MAY NOT respect the comments. Encoder authors
> are advised to take this into account.

"MAY NOT" isn't an RFC 2119 keyword, because it's ambiguous in English.  I
assume you mean "MAY ignore the comments", not "MUST NOT respect the
comments"?

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Jonathan Lennox
lennox@cs.columbia.edu