[Novalug] music, classical -- and proprietary formats?
mstone at mathom.us
Thu Jan 18 16:47:02 EST 2007
On Thu, Jan 18, 2007 at 10:10:58AM -0500, Kenneth A. Kauffman wrote:
>Do some of you guys read all of the message or only pick out the parts you
>want to argue? I did note that this solution is only for those that *need
>to balance storage space with quality*.
Yes, you did say that. Yes I read the whole message, and yes I trimmed
the quoting to indicate what part I was replying to. I'm not sure what
your point is--should people avoid continuing a conversation once you've
>One question: Have you ever encoded an original file in LAME "-q 0" and
>moved it to OGG "-q 10" and vice-versa? And listened to all of them?
Yes I have transcoded files, and yes I have heard wacky artifacts from
>I understand the "future proofing" concept of FLAC into other formats. If
>you own the original media (by law) anyway... future proofing is a bit of
>a moot point. You could rip straight to whatever format you want at that
Assuming that the media is still readable, and assuming you want to feed
everything into your computer again. A lot of people have gotten tired
of doing that, and a lot of people have seen parts of their cd
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