[icecast] RE: [vorbis] Ogg doesn't measure up?!

Giuliano Pochini pochini at shiny.it
Fri Apr 4 07:16:59 UTC 2003

On 04-Apr-2003 Ross Levis wrote:
> Sorry for the crosspost but I think it's important.
> Tom Pepper of Nullsoft, posted this yesterday.
> "[...]
> While I can't yet announce the precise codec we'll be using for the
> next 3 year run, I will say it is making me very happy to see 56kbps
> streams outperforming (from a purely subjective "quality" analysis)
> current 128kbps streams[...]"

Good luck. I don't know of any codec providing at 56Kbps a quality
better than mp3 at 128.

> Perhaps we need to convince Tom otherwise.  It is likely to be AAC or
> WMA they are going with.  Once they change codecs from MP3, it is
> unlikely they will want to change again.

What he is asking for do not exist yet. IMHO he should pay a bit more
attention to licence issues.


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