JDK-4671067 : RFE: Support for ogg/vorbis format
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Component: client-libs
  • Sub-Component: javax.sound
  • Affected Version: 1.4.1,1.4.2,5.0
  • Priority: P2
  • Status: Open
  • Resolution: Unresolved
  • OS: generic,windows_xp
  • CPU: generic,x86
  • Submitted: 2002-04-18
  • Updated: 2017-07-03
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Description
Name: fb126949			Date: 04/18/2002


Java Sound does not provide ogg/vorbis decoding for playback. As a competitor to the mp3 format, ogg is based on non-patented technology, and libraries are under a BSD-style license, which would allow them to be included with Java Sound, or to be used by the Java Sound.

Ogg can be used for efficient transfer of audio data to applications and applets; streaming audio for web radios or streaming video; pay-per-listen systems.

Including ogg support in Java Sound will promote this new technology and help both ogg and Java Sound applications to gain more deployments. Supporting free and open standards fits well into the Java language.

Moreover, if Java Sound provides native ogg de/encoding, JMF could use it, too, and fix bug 4499904: "RFE: Ogg Vorbis and Tarkin support for JMF" automatically.


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Comments
- this is an issue reported against 7(7u), - there are now affected version 9 filed for this issue - 7u issues are transferred to Sustaining Nevertheless if someone have a report against 9 - please reopen and add affectedVersion 9 or 7u specific escalations might be reopen to Sustaining
2014-08-10

- this is an issue reported against 7(7u), - there are now affected version 9 filed for this issue - 7u issues are transferred to Sustaining Nevertheless if someone have a report against 9 - please reopen and add affectedVersion 9 or 7u specific escalations might be reopen to Sustaining
2014-08-10

EVALUATION ###@###.### 2002-04-18 Ogg vorbis should be supported in Java 2. See also 4479349: "RFE: Add MP3 support to Java Sound".
2002-04-18