Re: [codec] Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-terriberry-oggopus-00.txt

Jean-Marc Valin <jmvalin@jmvalin.ca> Wed, 11 July 2012 02:00 UTC

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On 12-07-10 09:32 PM, Timothy B. Terriberry wrote:
> The test would actually have to be: exact version is known (0 or 1) AND
> (mapping family is 0 AND length is not 19, OR mapping family is > 0 and
> length is not 21+c). I don't see a reason to disallow rejection this
> case beyond the complexity required to explain how to allow rejection.
> What's the upside to allowing rejection?

Well, the alternative would be to say that implementations MUST NOT
reject (some) files that are known to be invalid. That seems a bit wrong
to me.

	Jean-Marc