1999.06.10 13:21 "Re: Large File Support", by Chris Hanson
We need a real honest-to-goodness *standard* (without options) so we can write good (and freely available) software. While standardizing the format it would also be an excellent idea to standardize the programming interface to read/write/verify/info-extract libraries.
I disagree. I think it's extremely important that I be able to implement my code and API completely differently from yours and be able to call both of our libraries standards-conforming so long as we both pass a test suite. I don't want to be prevented from claiming to be a compliant TI64 producer or consumer simply because I used C++ when the standard API was specified in C...
Chris Hanson | Disclaimer: I do not speak for Total
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