[vorbis-dev] oggenc only encodes in "128 kbps" mode?
cben at techunix.technion.ac.il
Wed Nov 7 04:08:20 PST 2001
On 2001-11-07, Gian-Carlo Pascutto wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Beni Cherniavksy" <cben at techunix.technion.ac.il>
> To: <vorbis-dev at xiph.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 07, 2001 11:30 AM
> Subject: Re: [vorbis-dev] oggenc only encodes in "128 kbps" mode?
> > On 2001-11-07, Gian-Carlo Pascutto wrote:
> > > On 2001-11-07, Jon Aseltine wrote:
> > >
> > > > oggenc only seems to encode in "128 kbps" nominal bitrate mode, no
> > > > what I give using the -b option. Latest CVS.
> > >
> > > Latest CVS only supports 128kbps.
> > >
> > > If you need something else, don't use it.
> > >
> > How about noting this in the help, or better show a warning with any other
> > `-b' value - it should be easier than answering this repeating question ;)
> The 128kbps limitation is one of the CVS encoder libraries, not of
> oggenc or any other utility. Oggenc does not know about it, so it cannot
> print a warning.
I should think harder before writing.
> The limitation is there because the code is experimental. There is no use
> documenting experimental code.
Depending on the nubmer of questions it produces for you...
> The solution is not to use experimental code, or when you use it, accept
> that it may not fully work.
> It is like putting your hand in the fire and then complaining that you
> burnt your fingers.
Then put a note at the nightly cvs download site. Users that download cvs
branches directly without even looking at the site are experienced enough
to know about this already.
Beni Cherniavsky <cben at tx.technion.ac.il>
(also scben at t2 in Technion)
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