[vdr] Which extension for TS files?

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Mon Jan 5 11:01:40 CET 2009


On 05.01.2009 00:34, Malte Schröder wrote:
> On Sun, 04 Jan 2009 22:34:17 +0100
> Klaus Schmidinger <Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de> wrote:
> 
>>> I think the option is clearly defined now.
>>> I little thing that always annoyed me was that every recoding file had 
>>> the .vdr extension, whatever the actual contents (it seemed like the 
>>> file name was used as an extension). See:
>>>      index.vdr
>>>      info.vdr
>>>      marks.vdr
>>>      resume.vdr
>>>
>>> Maybe you will find an opportunity to improve this at the same time...
>> Well, how about leaving the ".vdr" part away altogether?
> 
> I would vote for that. Having .ts for the recording has the nice
> effect that media-players and who knows what can just handle the
> recordings. The other files I would consider VDR private data which
> is not standardized like TS. So I do not see a point in them having
> any extension at all. If they are in a .rec-directory it should be
> pretty clear what a file named "index" contains.

I also strongly tend to drop the '.vdr' extensions and have the files
just named plain "index", "info", "marks" and "resume".

Klaus



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