[vorbis] new MS codecs
segher at wanadoo.nl
Sat Dec 16 05:19:58 PST 2000
Dan Hollis wrote:
> On Sat, 16 Dec 2000, Segher Boessenkool wrote:
> > Steven Bailey wrote:
> > > I'll agree with you that MP3's do not sound good at 128. They've got
> > > swishy artifacts that are apparent on almost any song with percussive
> > > instruments. But WMA's... Maybe they've made an improvement in their
> > > latest release, but all the WMA's I've ever encoded at any bitrate sound
> > > like they've got tape-hiss in the background! That background static is
> > I read some of the MS patents which (presumably) relate to WMA last night.
> What are the patent numbers so we can all read them?
Oh, sorry. 6,058,362 and 6,115,689. The second one is really awful: they
are patenting a very-much-less-than state-of-the-art psycha model.
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