[vorbis-dev] Idea for gapless tracks

Davy Durham david.durham at wcom.com
Fri Jan 5 08:20:44 PST 2001

Beni Cherniavsky wrote:

> Instead of smoothing you can cross-mix, which is implemented in many
> players anyway.  If you need sample-precision you can extrapolate both
> signals a little with the spectrums they have at their begginings /
> ends.  Maybe you can use the extra samples that the encoder puts in
> and marks to be cropped - you can add a flag to encoder to force it
> leaving so minimal extra samples on both ends - but I'm afraid that
> this abuses the specification, since another encoder is permitted to put
> any garbage he wants there.  So better put it in the player.
> In any case I'm not sure whether it would sound better :-)

I was going to suggest this, but wouldn't this change the length (which for some reason
may be undesirable to any degree)?

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