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Re: large audio files

From: Andy Peters <devel_at_latke.net>
Date: 2005-03-31 19:45:41 CEST

Andy Peters wrote:

> Marc Haisenko wrote:
>> On Thursday 31 March 2005 13:49, Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
>>> Of course svn handles binary files much better than CVS does. But
>>> the nature of audio files is not like other binary files.
>> No, disk image files that can just be dd'ed to a flash disk from
>> which you can then boot our products. What's so special about audio
>> files > (and which format are you thinking of) ? I guess if you have
>> a long WAV file and edit just a few seconds it would be more or less
>> like our disk image files...
> I think Peter is saying that data in audio files are random enough to
> allow most lossless compression algorithms to be effective.

Lemme try that again.

"Data in audio files are too random to be effectively compressed with
most lossless compression schemes."

Coffee helps the thinking.

Andy Peters
Tucson, AZ

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