[opus] Opus for ASR

Jean-Marc Valin jmvalin at jmvalin.ca
Mon Sep 17 14:07:31 PDT 2012

On 12-09-17 03:12 PM, Young, Milan wrote:
> But another significant selling point of Opus is its availability in
> standards-based platforms like web browsers.  And although we can
> probably expect most platforms to adopt the implementation shared by
> opus-codec.org, we would need a mechanism for the application to
> specify that it wants the ASR friendly encoding.  It might be able to
> pass that as a flag on the MIME type, but without a standard to
> describe those flags, I'm pessimistic that browsers will support it.

To be honest, I don't think any "ASR mode" would make enough difference
that it would be worth signalling that over the wire. As long as APIs
turn it on for the encoder, it should be enough. In any case, let's not
worry about that until there's actually something worth showing.


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