and the final nail in the coffin, http://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?p=678028#post678028
"The installer is a joke. The light installer does not create a fully working environment. MKV relies on a bunch of external filters to play the stuff it claims to support.
That is why AVI is staying alive -- because MOST releasers understand this and moreover LIKE the simplicity and WORKING functionality of the vfw+vdub system.
[...] And quite frankly ALL attempts at this have failed. Not because they don't work as wrappers (Ogg,MP4,MKV) but because they fail to satisfy the requirements of the USERS (ie releasers like me). I have enumerated the main reasons why MKV has failed as a replacement. On *** OUR *** systems everything works. But WE aren't the audience of a releaser's work, our audience is everyone else who Just Wants It To Work. And MKV just lacks value in that marketplace because of it's unprofessionalism, bugginess, etc.
[...]But at this rate MKV is a failure."