[mythtv] NuppelVideo format, keyframes, and the cutlist

Craig Longman craigl at begeek.com
Wed Jun 18 13:47:46 EDT 2003

Ben Bucksch wrote:

> Isaac Richards wrote:
>> Well, if there's something in there that tells it not to play X 
>> amount of frames (for video _and_ audio), then that's fine.
> Just wondering: Wouldn't that mean that the player has to decode up to 
> 30-something frames in an instant? 

i don't think it would have to decode it, it could see the 'skip' frame 
which would either contain a frame to skip to or a timecode, then it 
could just look quickly at the next N frames to find what it wanted.  it 
doesn't need to actually decode the frame to get the timecode/frame#, iirc.



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