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Re: [MPlayer-dev-eng] MPlayer and raw video

On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 10:58:29PM +0100, Mats Peterson wrote:
> It's not an abomination, it's a perfectly valid Matroska file containing a V_QUICKTIME track, and the private data contains the  video sample description (including the palette)  from the QuickTime 'stsd' atom, exactly in accordance with the Matroska codec specs. It's muxed with mkvmerge for the record. The palette will be stored in a side data packet on demuxing. See libavformat/matroskadec.c in FFmpeg for details.

I right now don't see how using a V_QUICKTIME track to store a simple
paletted video would qualify as anything other than "abomination"?
What is the justification to use V_QUICKTIME for this video?
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