[icecast] what I'd like to do

William Goldsmith wildbill at kpig.com
Thu Apr 5 18:32:40 UTC 2001

> I think going higher than 100k is
> fairly wasteful.
> jack.

Well, that might have been true a year or two ago - but a lot of people have
the ability to hear 128k streams these days (look at the rankings at
www.shoutcast.com). And - at least with MP3 - there is a *big* difference in
sound quality between 96k & 128k.

I'm hoping that Ogg Vorbis will produce decent-sounding sub-128k streams,
since many of the next-gen wireless networks will be running at 128k.


Bill Goldsmith

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