[vorbis-dev] vorbis.com

Aleksandar Dovnikovic aldov at EUnet.yu
Sun Dec 31 07:48:20 PST 2000

"Marshall Eubanks" <tme at 21rst-century.com> wrote:

> Well, a typical audio compression for "CD quality" is 9 to 1 or 12 to 1.
> Since bandwidth prices are dropping by a factor of 2 every 18 months or
> so, it will be 5 years or more until you could send uncompressed PCM for
> the same price as today's compressed audio.

Even if bandwidth price for sending uncompressed PCM in future gets
where 128kbps compressed file is now, people will still use lossy
compression because why wait for one song to download when you
can get 9 or more songs downloaded for the same amount of time.

Happy New Year everyone!

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