[flac-dev] Why Rice order in "--best" switch is limited to 6?

lvqcl lvqcl.mail at gmail.com
Tue Jan 7 06:02:27 PST 2014

Барт Гопник wrote:

> Why value of "-r" switch in "--best" is limited to 6?
> The maximum Rice order is 8 (not 6) for the stream to be Subset compatible.

Because -r 8 is noticeable slower? The size difference is 0,0003%,
the speed difference is 30...40%.

BTW, you can also use -A=... options to increase compression ratio.

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