[vorbis] Re: mp3PRO encoder/decoder demo available

Michael Smith msmith at labyrinth.net.au
Sat Jun 16 08:27:56 PDT 2001

At 01:33 PM 6/16/01 +0200, you wrote:
>"Monty" <xiphmont at xiph.org> wrote:
>> "It depends".  Vorbis will be able to do coupling such that joint
>> stereo is exactly equivalent to L/R (reduction is in the range of
>> 128->100 or so], or apply addiitonal stereo/spatial specific
>When you say "exactly equivalent to L/R", does that mean
>that this kind of joint-stereo will take "lossless" similarities
>(like lossless encoders do) between L and R channel so
>there's no even theoretical chance that this kind of joint
>stereo will introduce artifacts?

Yes. This obviously saves you significantly fewer bits than a lossy
channel coupling, though - you wouldn't neccesarily want to use it,
but it'll probably have uses. The more 'normal' use would be lossy,
I suspect.


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