[vlc-devel] Re: Id3 tag and AVI RIFF file problem solved

Igor Andruszkiewicz igor at tmm.pl
Wed Aug 13 10:59:03 CEST 2003


   I checked it and thay can't play it. In my opinion it's very nice
feature for VLC (I mean parssing/reading/skiping id3 tags in files)  and
it's easy to do. What do you think about it? Id3 tag has a lot of very
nice features and VLC can use it.


> On Tue, Aug 12, 2003 at 02:03:39PM +0200, Igor Andruszkiewicz wrote:
> > Hi
> >       Puting id3 tag in avi files is illegal because of law or incorect
> > because of AVI header construction ?? I use mplayer to create AVI RIFF
> > and I put id3 tag by myself.  I build VLC with  patches and everything
> > is working OK. 
> There are laws for very many strange things these days, but this isn't one
> of them. Just think this an avi file with id3 tag in front of it, isn't an
> valid avi file. Do mplayer play the file? The really interresting thing
> whould be to see if the file plays in Windows Media Player.
> Sigmund
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