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Subject: Re: File extension in WPS

Re: File extension in WPS

From: Dave Chapman <dave_at_dchapman.com>
Date: 2005-06-09

Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> On Thu, 9 Jun 2005, Tomas wrote:
>
>> On IRC: <elinenbe> good idea from the misticriver forum: Has there
>> been any consideration about letting the .wps files display the file
>> type (Ogg vs. MP3)?
>
>
> I'd vote for such a new WPS tag to show what codec that is used, or
> possibly codec plus subtype (like for example in the mp3 vs mp2 case),
> and not the mere file extension.
>

I agree. For example, if we get to the stage of supporting FLAC inside
Ogg containers, then just saying "Ogg" isn't useful.

Which leads to the question of what short abbreviation you use for Ogg
Vorbis files?

And being very pedantic, "Ogg" should be written in proper case, and
FLAC should be in upper case - so the file extensions would normally be
wrong.

Dave.
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