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The Ogg Encapsulation Format Version 0



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Network Working Group                                        S. Pfeiffer
Request for Comments: 3533                                         CSIRO
Category: Informational                                         May 2003


                 The Ogg Encapsulation Format Version 0

Status of this Memo

   This memo provides information for the Internet community.  It does
   not specify an Internet standard of any kind.  Distribution of this
   memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2003).  All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

   This document describes the Ogg bitstream format version 0, which is
   a general, freely-available encapsulation format for media streams.
   It is able to encapsulate any kind and number of video and audio
   encoding formats as well as other data streams in a single bitstream.

Terminology

   The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",
   "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this
   document are to be interpreted as described in BCP 14, RFC 2119 [2].

Table of Contents

   1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2. Definitions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   3. Requirements for a generic encapsulation format  . . . . . . .   3
   4. The Ogg bitstream format . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   5. The encapsulation process  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   6. The Ogg page format  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   7. Security Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   8. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
   A. Glossary of terms and abbreviations  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   B. Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
      Author's Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
      Full Copyright Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15







Pfeiffer                     Informational


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